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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Flor de Mayo, Hull 151, gunboat built for Venezuela
Length: 120 feet. Beam: 20 feet ; Depth: 11 feet 1 in.
The cutter, Algonquin #428 under construction
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
U.S. Coast Guard Cutters under construction
Contracts: 1060, 1061, 1062. U.S. Coast Guard Cutters no. 56 [Algonquin], 57 [Comanche], and 58 [Mohawk].
Launching of the cutter, Algonquin #428
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
Launching and sponsor of the cutter, Algonquin #428
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
Launching party and sponsor of the cutter, Algonquin #428
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
Launching party and sponsor of the cutter, Algonquin #428
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
Launching of the cutter, Algonquin #428
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
The cutter, Algonquin, launching party
Miss Ruggiero, sponsor. Commander Hahn. Launching party with Mr. A. G. Spiegelhalter, Mr. C. B. Lynch, and Mr. C. S. Lee. Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
The cutter, Algonquin, in water after launch
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
The cutter, Comanche launching party
Miss Kathleen Leary, sponsor. Commander Hahn. Contract 1061. Built for U.S. Coast Guard.
Sponsor Miss Kathleen Leary christening the cutter, Comanche
Contract 1061. Built for U.S. Coast Guard
Outfitting the cutter, Algonquin #428
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
Delivery of the cutter, Algonquin #428
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
Delivery of the cutter, Algonquin #428
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
Delivery of the cutter, Algonquin #428
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
Trial trip of the cutter, Algonquin
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.

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