Pusey and Jones Corporation photographs

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This digital collection includes more than 2,100 of the approximately 6,700 images in the Pusey & Jones Photograph Collection. Pusey and Jones specialized in ship and machine building. Pusey and Jones Company's main facility was located in Wilmington, Delaware on the Christina River. The collection has not been digitized in its entirety. For a detailed description of the entire collection, click here to view the catalog record.

    Image: Cape Diamond built for U.S. Maritime Commission, 1943. Click to view.

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View of the yacht Acania
126 Foot diesel yacht for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells.
View of the yacht Acania
126 Foot diesel yacht for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells.
View of the Yacht Acania
Built for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells
View of the Yacht Acania
Built for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells
Model by Mr. Freemantle of the cargo ship, S.S. Quaker
Contract 1068 for Philadelphia & Norfolk S.S. Co.
Model by Mr. Freemantle of the cargo ship, S.S. Quaker
Contract 1068 for Philadelphia & Norfolk S.S. Co.
Fireboat, Zophar Mills, built for the City of New York
Length: 115 feet. Breadth: 24 feet. Depth: 8 feet by 8 inches Engine: Inverted, direct acting, surface condensing, cylinder 30 inches diameter, 30 inch stroke
The cargo ship, S. S. Quaker
Contract 1068 for Philadelphia & Norfolk S.S. Co.
Steamboat, Thomas S. Jessup, built for U.S.Q.M. [United States Quarter Master] Department
Length: 130 feet. Beam: 27 feet. Depth: 12 feet 4 in. Two Scotch Boilers. Completed engine #909 - 20 & 40 x 24.
The propeller type steamer, Ordnance, built for U.S. Ordnance Department
Length: 120 feet. Beam: 26 feet. Depth: 13 feet 0 in. B.&W. Water Tube Boiler -Completed Eng #913 - 18 in. x 36 in. x 22 in.
Bristol, ferry, at wharf
Side wheel steamer
Ash, Coal & Water Barge #14, built for the U.S. Navy
Length: 80 feet. Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 7 feet Engs. #915 & 916 Completed 5 1/2 & 12x8.
The tugboat, Harriet, built for Christiana Navigation Co.
Length: 70 feet. Beam: 18 feet. Depth: 7 feet 6 in. - Scotch Boiler Eng. #907 -12 in. x 24 in. x 18 in. Water tower in background.
U.S. Ash, Coal and Water Barge #14 built for U.S. Navy
Length: 80 feet. Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 7 feet Scotch Boiler, Engine 915 & 916. 5 1/2 & 12 in. x 8 in.
Yacht, Emrose, built for A.W. Rose of New York
Length: 162 feet 5 1/2 in. Beam: 21 feet 2 in. Depth: 13 feet 3 in. Two Almy Water Tube Boilers Triple Expansion Engine.
Steamer, Cristobal Colon, built for Isle of Pines Steamboat Company
Length: 130 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Scotch Boiler Engines 929 & 930 - 9 in. & 20 in. x 16 in. Water tower in background.
Steamer, Cristobal Colon, built for Isle of Pines Steamboat Company
Length: 130 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Scotch Boiler Engines 929 & 930 - 9 in. & 20 in. x 16 in.
Barge, L.B. Shaw, built for J. W. Paxton & Company
Length: 162 feet. Beam: 23 feet 2 in. Depth: 10 feet 6 in. Scotch Boiler. Engine #931- 12 & 24 in. x 18 in.
The steamer, Davey, built for U.S.R.C. [U.S. Revenue Cutter] Dept.
Contract 1000. Length: 92 feet 6 in. Beam: 19 feet. Depth: 11 feet Scotch Boilers, Eng. #1000 - 12 in. - 24 in. 18 in. 153 tons.

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