Vehicle Industry Registration Procedures Manual

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Chapter 24: Vessels

24.070 Historical Vessel Plaques (VC §9853.5)

The owner of a power-driven pleasure craft, constructed of wood prior to December 31, 1942, may obtain a Historical Vessel Plaque for the vessel. The 8 by 16 inch brass plaque is valid for the life of the vessel for which it is issued and cannot be transferred to another vessel. A vessel is not required to be registered or documented for issuance of an Historical Vessel Plaque.

The following must be submitted:

  • A completed Application for Historical Vessel Plaque (BOAT 100) form.
  • The required fee.