There are currently over 2000 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

Waterdog moored on the river Meuse, 2013

Registered, built 1875 by Baltic Engine Works Company, Hull

Happy Return at Looe, port side view

Registered, built 1904 by Kitto, Richard, Porthleven

John and Mary Meiklam of Gladswood

Registered, built 1923 by White, J Samuel & Co Ltd, Cowes, Isle of Wight

UK replica list

Snark - off Soke Fleming

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

The Matthew, Floating Harbour, Bristol

Replica, built 1994 by Rolt, M, Bristol

Polly Agatha sailing

Replica, built 2007 by Cockwells, Dave, Falmouth