Pusey and Jones Corporation photographs

About this collection

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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Launching of steam tugboat, Locust Point, hull #417
Contract 1049. Built for Erie Railroad Company.
Tugboat, C.H. Speeden, launching party
Miss. Katherine Shannon, sponsor (second from right). Miss G. C. Enos (center). Contract 1050.
Worker with lead keel plate
Weight: 5460 lbs. For: Marine Construction Co. S.O. # 73479.
S.S. City of Washington, passenger steamer with fire damage
Wilson Line Day Passenger Steamer showing condition after fire. Contract 1052.
Trial trip of the tugboat, Richmond hull #419
Chesapeake and Ohio Railway Tug. Contract 1051.
Launching of steel ferry, Jersey Shore
Contract 1053. Delaware and New Jersey Ferry Company. No. 4316.