The steel pleasure yacht built and owned by David bell, was launched from his yard yesterday afternoon. She is one of the prettiest and staunchest crafts ever constructed here. The boat is intended for pleasure parties and will be fitted up in excellent style. The inside work is all hard wood, and presents a very elegant and substantial appearance. Her dimensions are: Length of keel, 80 ft., and breadth of beam 10 ft. The yacht is provided with one steel boiler and a pair of engines 8 1/4 x 8 inches. She is expected to make 18 miles an hour. No name has yet been given her.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
April 17, 1875 3-5