LAUNCH.---Capt . Gage's new steamboat "the BRIDE" was launched at Detroit on the 26th. ult. The Advertiser says she is a first class boat of nearly 800 tons burthen, her length is 210 feet; depth of hold 12 feet; breadth of beam 29 feet she is to be fitted up with all convenient speed.
Daily National Pilot, Buffalo
Sat. Morning, May 2, 1846 p.3
LAUNCH:-- Capt. Gager's new boat, the BRIDE, was yesterday launched from the dock at the lower end of the City. She passed into the water sidewise without difficulty, and presented a very fine appearance. She is a first class boat of nearly 800 tons burthen. Her length is 2I0 feet; Depth of hold, I2 feet; Breadth of beam, 29 feet -- We understand that she is to be fitted up with all convenient speed.- - - Det. Adv. 29th.
Morning Express, Buffalo
Saturday, May 2, I846
NOTE: the above boat was not named BRIDE when put in commission, but ALBANY.
Steamer ALBANY, built Detroit 1846, of 669 tons. Cost $44,000 to build.
Cleveland Herald [weekly]
Wed. January 13, 1847 (list)
Paddle seamer ALBANY, built Detroit 1846, of 669 tons. First home port, Detroit. DISPOSITION:-- Lost 1853 by stranding at Presque Isle, Mich., November 25, 1853. No lives lost.
Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
The Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868