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

Tay - moored


Josher built 1938 by Fellows, Morton & Clayton, Uxbridge

Vega of Garth - moored

Ketch built 1965 by Gordon Armstrong Marine, Scarborough

Purton - moored

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

UK replica list

Photo Comp 2012 entry: The Golden Hinde

Galleon built 1973 by Hinks, J & Sons, Appledore

The Matthew - at Bristol Harbour Festival

Carrack built 1994 by Rolt, M, Bristol

starboard side view

Schooner built 1995 by Unknown