Vessel name *
Function of original vessel Cargo Vessel Experimental Craft Fighting Vessel Fishing Vessel Leisure Craft Passenger Vessel Research Vessel Service Vessel
Subfunction of original vessel Barge Battleship Coastal Craft Cruise Cruiser Cruiser, Customs Customs Vessel Destroyer Dredger Dredger Drifter Driver Emigrant Ship Escort Excursion Ferry Fire Float Frigate Gunboat Harbour Defence Launch Hopper/dredger Icebreaker Inspection Launch Landing Craft Launch Launch Launch Launch Lifeboat Light vessel Lighter Lighter Long Liner Minesweeper Monitor Narrow Boat Patrol Boat Patrol Boat Pilot Vessel Pinnace Ring-netter Royal Yacht Sewage Disposal vessel Sloop State Barge Submarine Tanker Tender Tender Tender Torpedo Boat Training Ship Trawler Tug Victualling Warship Wherry (trading) Yacht
Build date * DD MM YYYY
Vessel's unique identifier
How are you specifying your measurements? Please ensure that the measurements you provide are accurate and are in the form in which the vessel was originally built (imperial/metric). By not supplying accurate details the vessel may not qualify for registration. * Metres Feet and inches
Length overall * Measured between the forward and aft extremities of the hull overall excluding any spars or projections
Beam Width, measured to the outside of the hull, usually the maximum
Depth The vertical distance from the sheerline to the top of the central longitudinal member, usually amidships.
Hull construction method Carvel Clenched Clinker Cold Moulded Composite Copper Steel Diagonal Double Diagonal Double Planked Ferro Cement Iron Iron Riveted Other Other - Box Planked Plate Riveted Scarf Jointed Steel Timber Triple Diagonal Unknown Welded
Hull shape Monohull Multihull
Hull material Aluminium Ash Bilge Blue Steel Bronze Cedar Composite Concrete Copper Coppered Steel Deal Elm Ferro Concrete Glass Fibre Greenheart GRP Honduras Mahogany Iroko Iron Iron/Steel Kauri Larch Lead Mahogany Metal Oak Oak and Elm Oak/opepe Other Padauk Pine Pitch Pine Redwood Steel Steel on iron Teak Teak/Oak Timber Unknown Wood
Hull fastenings Bronze screws Clenched Copper Nails Iron Nails Other Riveted Roved Trenail Unknown Welded
Bow shape Bluff Clipper Josher Lugger Other Pointed Raked Slipper Spoon Square Straight Swimhead Unknown
Stem shape Bluff Cutter Plumb Curved Plumb Hollow Plumb Reflex Plumb Straight Raked Curved Raked Hollow Raked Reflex Raked Straight Unknown
Stern shape Bluff Bluff Round Bluff Transom Budget Canoe Clipper Counter Cruiser Double ended Elliptical Flat Lute Other Other counter Other rounded Pointed Raked Rounded counter Semi circular Skiff Slipper Square end Transom Tunnel Unknown Vertical Zulu
Number of decks
Current propulsion method Auxilliary Sail Auxilliary Steam Engine Engine Steam Engine Steam Paddle Manpower Oar/Sail Paddle Sail Sail/Engine Steam Towed Unknown
Rig type Barque Bawley Bermudan - Other Bermudan Cutter Bermudan Ketch Bermudan Sloop Brig Cutter Dandy Derrick Gaff - Other Gaff Cutter Gaff Ketch Gaff Yawl Gunter Ketch Lug - Other Lug Dipping Lug Ketch Lug Sloop None Schooner Sloop Spritsail Square Steadying Unknown Yawl
Number of masts
Primary mechanical propulsion / engine
Number of engines
Engine 1 type Diesel Diesel and electric Electric Gas turbine Inboard Inboard diesel Inboard semi diesel None Other Outboard Petrol Petrol and electric Semi diesel Solar electric Steam Steam compound Steam triple expansion Steam turbine Twin diesel Unknown
Engine 1 model
Engine 1 year of manufacture
Engine 1 builder
Engine 1 cylinder
Engine 1 stroke
Engine 1 horsepower
Engine 1 horsepower type bhp bhp at 9 knots bhp x2 hp hp (estimated) hp per engine ihp kw kw per engine litre nhp rhp shp
Engine 2 type Diesel Diesel and electric Electric Gas turbine Inboard Inboard diesel Inboard semi diesel None Other Outboard Petrol Petrol and electric Semi diesel Solar electric Steam Steam compound Steam triple expansion Steam turbine Twin diesel Unknown
Engine 2 model
Engine 2 year of manufacture
Engine 2 builder
Engine 2 cylinder
Engine 2 stroke
Engine 2 horsepower
Engine 2 horsepower type bhp bhp at 9 knots bhp x2 hp hp (estimated) hp per engine ihp kw kw per engine litre nhp rhp shp
Builder and condition
Date and place of build
Present location of vessel *
Region Aberconwy and Colwyn Aberdeenshire Adelaide Alderney Andes Anglesey Angus Antrim Ards Argyll & Bute Ayrshire Balmaha Barcelona Bath & North East Somerset Bedfordshire Berkshire Birmingham Borders Bretagne British Columbia Brittany Buckinghamshire Caernarfonshire and Merionethshire Cambridgeshire Cardinganshire Carmarthenshire Catalonia Cataluña Channel Islands Charente Maritime Region Cheshire Cleveland Co. Down Co. Dublin Connacht Conwy Cornwall Côte d'Azur County Cork County Waterford Crete Cumbria Denbighshire Derbyshire Devon Dorset Dumbarton and Clydebank Dumfrieshire Durham East Lothian East Riding of Yorkshire East Sussex East Yorkshire Essex Falkirk Fife Flanders Flintshire Former - Avon Friesland Glamorgan Gloucestershire Greater London Greater Manchester Guernsey Gwynedd Hampshire Hereford & Worcester Hertfordshire Highlands Humberside Inveraray Inverclyde Ionian Sea Isle of Lewis Isle of Man Isle of Skye Isle of Wight, Hampshire Isles of Scilly Jersey Kent Kintyre Kirklees Klaipeda Lancashire Leicestershire Lincolnshire Londonderry Los Angeles Lower Saxony Mallorca Manhatten Marmara Marseilles Mecklenburg-Vorpommern Merseyside Middlesex Midlands Midlothian Montpellier Morayshire N Ireland Neath Port Talbot New York Newry & Mourne NONE Norfolk North Ayrshire North Down North Holland North Lincolnshire North Somerset North Tyneside North West Somerset North Yorkshire Northamptonshire Northumberland Norway Nottinghamshire Oahu Ontario Orkney Islands Oxfordshire Pembrokeshire Poitou Charentes Renfrewshire Rhondda Cynon Taf Richmond-upon-Thames Schleswig-Holstein Shetland Islands Shropshire Somerset Sorlandet South Ayrshire South Glamorgan South Humberside South Yorkshire St Jean Cap Ferrat Staffordshire Stainforth Stirling Strathclyde Suffolk Suffolk County, New York Surrey Sussex Sørlandet Tamworth Tuscany Tyne & Wear Unknown Wandsworth Warwickshire West Midlands West Pomeranian Voivodeship West Sussex West Yorkshire Western Cape Wiltshire Wirral Worcestershire Wrexham Yorkshire
Vessel's present use Awaiting restoration Chartering Commercial Activity Commercial use Community Vessel Fund raising/education Headquarter/Training Houseboat Laid up Museum based None Ongoing conservation Operational Private use Purton Hulk River Severn Barrier Refit Sail training Sailing Storage Undergoing Restoration Unknown Up for Sale
Available for hire
(charters, functions, television work etc) *
Available for excursions
(passenger day trips) *
Vessel's current condition and conservation work undertaken in past or planned in future e.g. extent and nature of works carried out plus specific dates, grants awarded, introduction of new materials, regular maintenance etc. *
Vessel's history e.g. design innovations, historical connections (people and events), service history, originality (incl. hull timbers, plus changes to rig or engine), overall historical significance etc *
Key dates; summary of dates outlining significant or visible changes e.g. build and launch date, changes of ownership, changes to rig or propulsion, voyages made, conservation work, grants awarded etc. *
Note: historical significance can be expressed in many different ways. To give you some ideas for example:
• Has the vessel been associated with famous people or a famous event?
• Is it a unique or a sole survivor?
• Does it represent a significant type or class of vessel, time, period, method of construction, designer or builder?
• Does it display technical innovation?
• Does the vessel have some special value to the public at large or some historical; or special link to a local community?
Status of related materials I have in my possession I am aware of I am emailing
What kind of materials do you have? Select all that apply (hold CTRL to select multiple) Photos Film/Video Drawing News clippings Book and Magazine references Recorded interviews Vessel logs
Publish link from NRHV website
It is a requirement of registration that you include at least one recent picture of your vessel. Up to four images can be uploaded below or sent in high resolution format to: National Historic Ships, Park Row, Greenwich, SE10 9NF.
Are you the owner of this vessel?
Owner type * Charitable trust Commercial Company limited by guarantee Government Local Authority Museum National Agency Private individual Syndicate Unknown