This site has a table with links to volumes of Lloyd’s Register of Ships which have been scanned by Google Books and The Internet Archive. These fully searchable volumes date from 1764-1899 (with gaps). The Registers can be searched by ship name, master, ship owner or place of build (some fields may be abbreviated such as Capt for Captain). The Registers for 1930-1945 are also online and can be searched by ship name(s), year of build and gross tonnage. There is also a series of 53 information sheets online covering the history of Lloyd's Register, the Register of Shipping, popular maritime subjects and sources for extending your research.