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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Christening of New York Central Railroad Tug #3
Fletcher tug sponsor before launching. Contract 1313.
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.
Siele, yacht built for J. H. French, before launching
Contract 1032. Built for J.H. French, Detroit, Michigan.
The tanker, Tidewater, after launching
Contract 1039. Built for Tide Water Oil Company.
Oil tanker, Veedol No. 2 hull #409, in water after launching
Contract 1044. Diesel Electric Oil Tanker built for Tide Water Oil Company.
Launching of steel ferry, Jersey Shore
Contract 1053. Delaware and New Jersey Ferry Company. No. 4316.
The lighthouse tender, Lilac before launching
Contract 1058. Built for U.S. Department of Commerce.
The ferry, Del-Mar-Va, bow view before launching.
Contract 1059. Ferry steamer Del-Mar-Va built for Virginia Ferry Corporation.
The cutter, Algonquin, in water after launch
Contract 1060. Built for U.S. Coast Guard, Cutter no. 56.
Freighter, Cape Mohican before launching
C1-A freighter. Contract 1085. M.C. 297. Built for U.S. Maritime Commission.
Pusey and Jones Corporation's Band playing at the launching of Cape Corwin
Band playing at the launching of the C1-A Freight Ship M.C. 299 - Cape Corwin. Contract 1087. Built for U.S. Maritime Commission