Pusey and Jones Corporation photographs

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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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Progress view of construction on the yacht, Acania
126 Foot diesel yacht for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells.
Progress view of construction on the yacht, Acania
126 Foot diesel yacht for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells.
Progress view of construction on the yacht, Acania
126 Foot diesel yacht for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells.
View of the yacht Acania
126 Foot diesel yacht for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells.
View of the yacht Acania
126 Foot diesel yacht for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells.
View of the Yacht Acania
Built for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells
View of the Yacht Acania
Built for Arthur E. Wheeler. Designed by John H. Wells
Fireboat, Zophar Mills, built for the City of New York
Length: 115 feet. Breadth: 24 feet. Depth: 8 feet by 8 inches Engine: Inverted, direct acting, surface condensing, cylinder 30 inches diameter, 30 inch stroke
Bristol, ferry, at wharf
Side wheel steamer
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.
The tugboat, Harriet, built for Christiana Navigation Co.
Length: 70 feet. Beam: 18 feet. Depth: 7 feet 6 in. - Scotch Boiler Eng. #907 -12 in. x 24 in. x 18 in. Water tower in background.
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.
Yacht, Emrose, built for A.W. Rose of New York
Length: 162 feet 5 1/2 in. Beam: 21 feet 2 in. Depth: 13 feet 3 in. Two Almy Water Tube Boilers Triple Expansion Engine.
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.

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