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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Bristol, ferry, at wharf
Side wheel steamer
Wood ferry boat, City of Englewood, built for Jackson & Sharp Company for Riverside & Fort Lee Ferry Company
Length: 135 feet. Beam: 32 feet. Depth: 13 feet 4 in. Beam: Engine #878-36 in. x 108 in. Large derrick in background.
The ferry, General Hancock, built for U.S.Q M. [United States Quartermaster's] Dept. for Gov. Island
Length: 102 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 10 feet Eng. #885 - 20 in. & 40 in. x 28 in.
Bristol, steel ferry boat built for Newport & Providence Railway Co.
Length: 113 feet. Beam: 24 feet Depth: 11 feet. Eng. #917.
Ferry boat, General Otis, built for U.S.Q.M. [United States Quarter Master's] Department
Contract 1178, Length: 114 feet ; Depth: 12 feet 3 in.; Beam: 32 feet ; Exposed April 2, 1910. For Governor's Island
Launching of Ventnor
Contract 1018. Built for The Reading Company. Length: 175 feet 6 in.; Beam: 55 feet 6 in.; Depth: 15 feet 3 in.
Launching of Ventnor
Contract 1018. Built for The Reading Company. Length: 175 feet 6 in.; Beam: 55 feet 6 in.; Depth: 15 feet 3 in.
Launching party for the ferry, Chelsea, built for the Reading Company
Presenting flag to Miss Sarah West Leeds 2nd., sponsor. Contract 1026.

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