Explore Maritime

Responsible for enabling 95% of the UK’s global trade, maritime touches every part of our lives. Quite simply, without maritime, half the world would freeze, and half the world would starve….

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Shipwright

The purpose of a Shipwright working is to maintain, repair and restore the historic ships mostly working on the wooden parts, such as, external hull and deck planking, structural beams…

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Conservator

Conservators ensure the physical material of the ships and objects in the collection can be protected from degradation. This includes preventive conservation techniques, such as monitoring environmental conditions, insect activity…

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Rigger

The purpose of a rigger on historic ships is to maintain their masts, yards and rigging, so they are safe, accurate and preserved for future generations. Riggers work as part…

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