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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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.
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.
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.
30-foot launch, Leon, Hull 96, built for Vic Roderiquez & Co. of Brazil
Length: 30 feet. Breadth 8 feet 7 in. Depth: 3 feet 6 in. Engine 6 in. x 6 in.
Steamers General Narimo and General Maza
Length: 75 feet. Beam: 17 feet. Depth: 7 feet 9 in. Engines #465 and #466 respectively. Engine a direct acting surface condensing 22 in. diameter 24 in. stroke.
Launch boat, Hamilton, Hull 127
Length: 45 feet. Breadth 10 feet 6 in. Depth: 4 feet 6 in. Engine: Inverted Direct-acting 8 in. Diameter 12 in. stroke.
Propeller, Isabelita, Hull 112
Length: 40 feet Breadth 10 feet. Depth: 4 in.-6 in. Engine: Inverted direct acting 8 in. diameter 10 in. stroke.
Steamer, Bay Ridge, Hull 72
Length: 92 feet. Breadth 18 1/2 feet. Depth: 8 feet. Engine: Direct acting condensing 22 in. diameter 24 in. stroke.
The steamer, Grant, Hull 91, built for U.S. Government
Length: 148 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 10 feet Engine #323. Engine: Inverted direct acting, surface condensing 36 in. diameter 36 in. stroke.
Coast survey steamer, A. D. Bache
U.S. Revenue Cutter. Length: 140 feet. Breadth: 23 feet. Depth: 8 feet 9 in. Engine: Inverted direct acting, steeple compound 16 in. x 25 in. diameter 24 in. stroke.
The steamer, Rosa, Hull 87, built for Captain I.N. Philpshot
Length: 136 feet. Breadth 22 feet. Depth: - [?] Engines (2) Inclined condensing, 16 in. diameter, 60 in. stroke.
Fish Hawk, Hull 153, twin screw steamer
Built for U.S. Fish Commission. Length: 146 feet 6 in. Beam: 27 feet. Depth: 10 feet 9 in. Twin Engine 22 in. x 27 in. No. 540.
Propeller, Mexico, Hull 156
Length: 125 feet. Beam: 22 feet ; Depth: 9 feet 9 in. Built for Capt. Wave Agent, Mexico.
The steamer, Pansy
Not built by Pusey and Jones Company
The steamer, Walter Forward, Hull 186, United States Revenue Cutter
Length: 140 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 10 feet 4 in. Engines 627 and 628.
Wooden steamboat, City of St. Augustine
Contract 828. Length: 165 feet. Beam: 35 feet. Depth: 12 feet 6 in. Completed Engine #828.

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