There are currently over 1600 vessels on the National Register of Historic Vessels (NRHV).  The database includes details of designer, builder, dimensions, construction, propulsion, service history, current location and ownership, as well as images of many of the vessels.

If you would like to register your vessel, find out if your vessel meets our current criteria Any data supplied when registering your vessel will be held by National Historic Ships UK in perpetuity for archival purposes

For those of you who would like to analyse the NRHV in more detail please download here

Recent registrations

Tilbury

Registered, built 1957 by Thames Launch Works, Twickenham

James Leath

Registered, built 1910 by Thames Ironworks and Shipbuilding Company, Blackwall

The Robert

Registered, built 1959 by Osbourne, William, Littlehampton

UK replica list

The Matthew, Floating Harbour, Bristol

Replica, built 1994 by Rolt, M, Bristol

Snark - off Stoke Fleming (c) Paul Jenkins

Replica, built 1997 by Fay, J G & Son Ltd, Southampton

Polly Agatha sailing

Replica, built 2007 by Cockwells, Dave, Falmouth