registry. 1. See probate judge under JUDGE. 2.Maritime law. The list or record of ships

subject to a particular country’s maritime regulations. • A ship is listed under the nationality of the

flag it flies. See CERTIFICATE OF REGISTRY . Cf. REGISTER OF SHIPS; enrollment of

vessels under ENROLLMENT. [Cases: Shipping 5. C.J.S. Shipping § 16.] [Blacks Law 8th]