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.
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Origin of Lloyd's Register
First recorded in 1840–50
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British Dictionary definitions for lloyd's register
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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