WILLIAM K. BRIDGE, MASTER, USN
William Bridge '47
Date of birth: unknown
Date of death: September 21, 1854
The Lucky Bag was first published in 1894.
William King Bridge was lost sometime after September 21, 1854 when USS Porpoise (1836) disappeared between Formosa and China.
He was born in, and appointed to the Naval Academy from, Maine.
Midshipman, 14 January, 1841. Passed Midshipman, 10 August, 1847. Master, 1 March, 1855. Lost in Brig Porpoise, 21 September, 1854.