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

Oates moored

Registered, built 1850 by Birmingham Canal Navigations Company, Birmingham

Tania Jackson Starcross 86yr old F-type Butty

Registered, built 1932 by Walker, W H & Brothers, Rickmansworth

Crete laid up

Registered, built 1928 by Yarwood, W J & Sons Ltd, Northwich

UK replica list

Polly Agatha sailing

Replica, built 2007 by Cockwells, Dave, Falmouth

The Matthew - at Bristol Harbour Festival

Replica, built 1994 by Rolt, M, Bristol

Littlesea - completed build

Replica, built 2009 by McGarva, Gail, Lyme Regis