Statistics for occurrence #1 of “S. Nickerson” in chapter 20 of Admiral David D. Porter, The Naval History of the Civil War.:

...d F. K. Haine; Third-Assistant Engineer, J. H. Hunt; Gunner, J. L. Staples; Carpenter, John A. Dixon. Lieutenant-Commander, C. H. B. Caldwell; Actting-Masters, Edward Jones, Amos Johnson and S. Nickerson ; Assistant Surgeon, Heber Smith; Assistant Paymaster, A. J. Pritchard-Second-Assistant Engineer, J. H. Morrison; Third-Assistant Engineers, T. M. Jones, John Borthwick and E. A. Magee; Acting-Masters...
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E. S. Nickerson 6 0 0 0 0 user votes
F. S. Nickerson 6 0 2 0 0 user votes
Frank S. Nickerson 3 0 3 0 0 user votes

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