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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Steamer Algibe I under construction, built for Cuba
Length: 75 feet. Beam: 18 feet. Depth: 8 feet 6 in. Steel sheathed - Eng. 884 - 10 in. x 12 in. Smith Shop and large derrick in background of image.
Stern wheel steamer hull
Contract 1197.
Steel steam yacht, Christina, built for Fred C. Fletcher of Boston, Mass.
Length: 177 feet 6 in. Depth: 14 feet 9 in. Beam: 26 feet. Two B. & N. Boilers. Contract 1213.
General E.O.C. Ord, mine planter
Contract 1158. View of two shipways, bulkhead, and numerous buildings.
Building the P.R.R. [Pennsylvania Railroad] Tug #35, hull #344
Tug constructed for the Pennsylvania Railroad
Outfitting the P.R.R. (Pennsylvania Railroad) Barge hull #356
Outfitting barge constructed for Pennsylvania Railroad. Contract 1306.