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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Stern wheel boat, D. Murchison, Hull 82
Length: 120 feet. Beam: 20 feet. Depth: 5 feet Engines 284 and 285. Engines: High pressure 15 in. diameter 60 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 side wheel steamer, McLane, not built by Pusey and Jones Company
Length: 154 feet. Breadth 27 feet. Depth: 10 feet 6 in. Engine: Beam, 3 feet 8 in. diameter, 10 feet stroke.
Side wheel steamer, Nutrius, Hull 84, built to go to Venezuela
Length: 136 feet. Beam: 23 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Engines 187 and 188. Engines: Inclined 16 in. diameter 72 in. stroke
Side wheel steamer, Anajas, Hull 81, built for Brazil
Length: 155 feet. Beam: 26 feet. Depth: 8 feet Engs. 280 & 281. Engines (2) Inclined High Pressure 20 in. diameter, 72 in. stroke.
Wood side wheel steamer, Florence, Hull 80
Length: 138 feet. Beam: 24 feet. Depth: 8 feet 3 in. Beam: Engine 26 in. x 108 in. -#270.
Side wheel steamer, Henry J. Davison, Hull #60
Length: 155 feet. Beam: 26 feet Draft 5 feet 6 in. Owner Juan Modesto.