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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Launching of steel ferry, Jersey Shore
Contract 1053. Delaware and New Jersey Ferry Company. No. 4316.
The ferry, Del-Mar-Va, bow view before launching.
Contract 1059. Ferry steamer Del-Mar-Va built for Virginia Ferry Corporation.
A. G. Spiegelhalter, George Sharp, and Warren Elsey on board the ferry steamer, Del-Mar-Va
A.G. Spiegelhalter, Pusey and Jones Corporation, George Sharp and Warren R. Elsey, Pennsylvania Railroad.
Proposed stream line ferry designed by Raymond Loewy
The Princess Anne designed by Raymond Loewy commissioned by the Virginia Ferry Corporation. The ferry was built by the Sun Shipbuilding Company in Chester, Pennsylvania.