Register your vessel

Complete this form to register your vessel with the National Register of Historic Vessels
OR to send us information about a vessel to be considered for inclusion on the UK Replica List.

If your vessel is already registered and you wish to update us, you can change your existing details.

If you prefer you can print the application form and complete your registration offline.

Once the form has been submitted, an email will be sent to the address you provided showing the information you provided to us.

Fields marked * are required.

  • General details

  • Dimensions

  • Measured between the forward and aft extremities of the hull overall excluding any spars or projections

  • Width, measured to the outside of the hull, usually the maximum

  • The vertical distance from the sheerline to the top of the central longitudinal member, usually amidships.

  • Construction

  • Hull construction

  • Hull type

  • Primary mechanical propulsion / engine

  • Engine 1

  • Engine 2

  • Builder and condition

  • 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?

  • Related materials

  • Images

  • 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.

  • Contact details