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.
Side wheel steamer, Mara, built in 1896 for Suzate & Witney
Length: 131 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 5 feet 8 in. Engines 876 & 877 - 11 & 24 x 46 in.
Wood side wheel steamer, Cabarien, built for Cubias & Sons of Cuba
Hull was built at Jackson & Sharpe. The Pusey and Jones Company installed engine #497. Length: 130 feet. Beam: 22 feet. Depth: 8 feet 2 in.
Side wheel launch from Tambo, Hull 86, built for Republic of Peru
Length: 30 feet. Breadth 6 feet. Depth: 2 1/2 feet Engine: 4 in. diameter 12 in. stroke.
The steamer, Francia Elena, Hull 122, built for Hoadley & Co.
Length: 156 feet. Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 6 feet 3 in. Engines 423 and 424. Engines: 24 in. diameter 6 feet stroke.
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.
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
The side wheel steamer, Rio Branco, Hull 90, built for Alto Amazonas Co., Brazil
Length: 130 feet 6 in. Breadth 25 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Engines (2) High Pressure Inclined 16 in. diameter, 60 in. stroke.
The side wheel steamer, Tambo, Hull 83, built for Republic of Peru
Length: 138 feet. Breadth 28 feet. Depth: 6 1/2 feet. Engines (2) H.P. Inclined 18 in. x 72 in.
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.
The side wheel steamer, Teixeira & Ruiz, Hull 103, built for F.G Guimares, Brazil
Length: 125 feet. Breadth 23 feet. Depth: 7 feet. Engines (2) Inclined 18 in. diameter, 6 feet stroke.
Side wheel steamer, Jurua, Hull 116
Length: 150 feet. Beam: 26 feet. Depth: 7 feet 6 in. Engines 404 and 405. Engines: Inclined High Pressure 20 in. diameter, 6 feet stroke.
The side wheel steamer, Colombia, Hull 131
Length: 104 feet. Breadth 17 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Engines (2) Inclined 13 in. diameter, 5 feet stroke.
Side wheel steamer, Fortaleza, Hull 100, built for Joas Cavalcanta of Brazil
Hull #100; Length: 130 feet Width 23 feet Draft 7 feet 6 in.
El Progresso, Hull 141, side wheel steamer built for J. Dallett & Co.
Length: 150 feet; Beam: 25 feet; Depth: 7 feet.
Side wheel steamer, Henry J. Davison, Hull #60
Length: 155 feet. Beam: 26 feet Draft 5 feet 6 in. Owner Juan Modesto.
Side wheel steamer, El Uribante
Length: 130 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Built in 1874. Eng. 16 in. x 72 in.
Side wheel steamer, Tocantins, Hull 135, built for J. Travassos de Rosa of Brazil
Length: 146 feet , Beam: 17 feet , Depth: 7 feet 9 in., Hull 135.

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