There are currently over 1,300 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


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Recent registrations

Charles Henry - before repaint

Oakley Class Lifeboat built 1968 by Osbourne, William, Littlehampton

Sudbury - moored

Town Class Large Northwich built 1936 by Yarwood, W J & Sons Ltd, Northwich

George Smeed starboard view

Spritsail Barge built 1881 by Smeed, Dean & Co. Ltd.

UK replica list

Agnes - under sail

Scillonian Cutter built 2003 by Powell, Luke, Gweek

Spirit of Falmouth

Schooner built 1984 by Unknown

Photo Comp 2012 entry: The Golden Hinde

Galleon built 1973 by Hinks, J & Sons, Appledore