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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30-foot launch, Leon, Hull 96, built for Vic Roderiquez & Co. of Brazil
Length: 30 feet. Breadth 8 feet 7 in. Depth: 3 feet 6 in. Engine 6 in. x 6 in.
The steamer, Grant, Hull 91, built for U.S. Government
Length: 148 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 10 feet Engine #323. Engine: Inverted direct acting, surface condensing 36 in. diameter 36 in. stroke.
Coast survey steamer, A. D. Bache
U.S. Revenue Cutter. Length: 140 feet. Breadth: 23 feet. Depth: 8 feet 9 in. Engine: Inverted direct acting, steeple compound 16 in. x 25 in. diameter 24 in. stroke.
The side wheel steamer, Teixeira & Ruiz, Hull 103, built for F.G Guimares, Brazil
Length: 125 feet. Breadth 23 feet. Depth: 7 feet. Engines (2) Inclined 18 in. diameter, 6 feet stroke.
Side wheel steamer, Fortaleza, Hull 100, built for Joas Cavalcanta of Brazil
Hull #100; Length: 130 feet Width 23 feet Draft 7 feet 6 in.
Side wheel steamer, El Uribante
Length: 130 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Built in 1874. Eng. 16 in. x 72 in.