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Nellie

 

A feminine proper name.

 

(ScTug: dp. 33; l. 60; b. 14; dr. 4; s. 8 k.)

 

Nellie, a wooden steam screw tug, 4th rate, was launched at Marc Island Navy Yard, San Francisco, Calif., in 1876. Acquired by the Navy in 1881 as an uncommissioned yard tug, she saw service at Mare Island for the next thirteen years. She was dropped from the Naval Register in 1894.