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Nellie Jackson (SP 1459)


Built in 1896 in Maryland; Acquired by the Navy, 24 August 1917; Decommissioned, 26 November 1918 and returned to her owner. Fate unknown.

Specifications: Displacement unknown; Length 62'; Beam 20'; Draft 4' 9"; Speed unknown; Complement unknown; Armament unknown; Propulsion sail/steam, one shaft.
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Leviathan 40k Photographed prior to her World War I Naval service.
US Navy Photo NH 102047
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Dictionary of American Naval Fighting Ships: Nellie Jackson (SP-1459), a schooner built in Maryland in 1896 by J. W. Brooks, was acquired by the Navy 24 August 1917 from the Conservation Commission of Maryland for use on section patrol during World War I. She decommissioned and was returned to her owner 26 November 1918.

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