- a publication, issued annually by Lloyd's, consisting of a list of all of the world's seagoing vessels and including such information as their age, tonnage, and classification.
Origin of Lloyd's Register
First recorded in 1840–50
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- a society formed in 1760 by a group of merchants operating at Lloyd's coffee house to draw up rules concerning the construction of merchant ships
- an annual publication giving details of all ships that have been built according to the various classifications established by this society
In full: Lloyd's Register of Shipping
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