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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Ash, Coal & Water Barge #14, built for the U.S. Navy
Length: 80 feet. Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 7 feet Engs. #915 & 916 Completed 5 1/2 & 12x8.
U.S. Ash, Coal and Water Barge #14 built for U.S. Navy
Length: 80 feet. Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 7 feet Scotch Boiler, Engine 915 & 916. 5 1/2 & 12 in. x 8 in.
Barge, L.B. Shaw, built for J. W. Paxton & Company
Length: 162 feet. Beam: 23 feet 2 in. Depth: 10 feet 6 in. Scotch Boiler. Engine #931- 12 & 24 in. x 18 in.
Wood barge, L. B. Shaw, built for J. W. Paxon Co. of Philadelphia, Pa.
Engine #931. Length: 162 feet. Beam: 23 feet 2 in. Depth: 10 feet 6 in.
Launching of Dock Barge No. 2
Launching of Barge No. 2. Contract 2089. Built for the DeLong Corporation, New York, New York.
Dock Barge No. 2 after launching
Contract 2089. Built for the DeLong Corporation, New York, New York.
Dock Barge No. 2, leaving Pusey and Jones for New York
Contract 2089. Built for the DeLong Corporation, New York, New York.
Dock Barge No. 1 launching
Mr. Peekus, Superintendent of Docks, N.Y.C., at controls launching DeLong Dock Barge No. 1.