Nellie (sloop)

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Nellie at a pier viewed from her port stern quarter.
United States
Owner: Mystic Seaport
Completed: 1891
Acquired: 1964
Status: Museum ship
General characteristics

32 ft (9.8 m) LOD[1]

32 ft 7 in (9.93 m) (LOA)[2]
Beam: 12 ft 5 in (3.78 m)[2]
Propulsion: Sail
Sail plan: Sloop

Nellie is an Oyster Sloop located at Mystic Seaport in Mystic, Connecticut, United States. Nellie was built in 1891[1] in Smithtown, New York and was used for oyster dredging in Long Island Sound. Mystic Seaport acquired her in 1964 to add to their collection of watercraft.[3]



  1. ^ a b "Sports & Recreation". The Woodenboat (169): 92. 2002.
  2. ^ a b Mendlowitz, Benjamin; Bray, Maynard (1992). The Book of Wooden Boats. 1. New York: Norton. pp. 82, 83.
  3. ^ "Nellie - Oyster Sloop". Mystic Seaport. Archived from the original on 2009-07-14. Retrieved 2008-12-08.

Coordinates: 41°21′45″N 71°57′55″W / 41.36250°N 71.96528°W / 41.36250; -71.96528