From: Dictionary of American Fighting Ships
An Indian word meaning "white lily".
Etlah, a light draft monitor, was under construction at St. Louis, Mo., at the close of the Civil War. Never in service, she was laid up at one or another location until sold 12 September 1874. Between 15 June and 10 August 1869, she bore the name Hecate.
Transcribed by Yves HUBERT (firstname.lastname@example.org)