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


Registered, built 1944 by Yarwood, W J & Sons Ltd, Northwich


Registered, built 1935 by Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Uxbridge


Registered, built 1925 by Yarwood, W J & Sons Ltd, Northwich

UK replica list

Photo Comp 2012 entry: The Golden Hinde

Replica, built 1973 by Hinks, J & Sons, Appledore

Snark - off Stoke Fleming (c) Paul Jenkins

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

Spirit of Falmouth

Replica, built 1984 by Unknown