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26 Mar 2020
Head of Collections Nick Booth shares some of the more interesting - and unexpected - names found in passenger and...
14 Oct 2019
Life on board a nineteenth century passenger ship wasn't always easy. Tragedy and misfortune touched the many lives...
1 Aug 2019
When the SS Great Britain was launched in Bristol on 19 July 1843, she was famously the largest (and fastest) ship in...
16 Jul 2019
In 2005, the Dockyard Museum opened to the public as a permanent exhibition and has since taken hundreds of thousands...
9 Jul 2019
L0046.01, on loan from a Private Collector.
You’ve probably heard of her husband; you’ve definitely heard of her son...
20 Jun 2019
Having submitted Brunel’s handwriting data to the Transkribus team earlier this year, we are now seeing some exciting...