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

Don - when working on the Severn & Canal Carrying Company Ltd


Canal Boat built 1910 by Severn & Canal Carrying Co Ltd, Stourport

Anaurus and bokke crop saskia

Motor Yacht built 1937 by Fox C & Sons, Ipswich

Llys-Helig moored in Conwy, 1950s

Motor Yacht built 1922 by Thornycroft, J I & Co Ltd, Woolston, Southampton

UK replica list

Lizzie May - under sail, port view

Scillonian Cutter built 1999 by Powell, Luke, Gweek

Integrity - underway

Built 2010 by Stirling & Son, Tavistock

Grayhound sailing

Lugger built 2011 by Pomeroy, Marcus Brian James, Rowden