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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Cargo steamers on ways
Contracts 1337 and 1338?
Cargo vessels on ways
Contracts 1337 and 1338.
Launching of cargo ship, War Nurse
View from across creek at Launching. Contract 1337.
War Nurse after Launching
Contract 1337.
Cargo steamer ship, Spartier (Staten Island), at wharf
S.S. Spartier at wharf (this was formerly S.S. Staten Island, Contract 1012).
Miss Betty Ann Jackson, sponsor, christening the cargo ship, S.S. Quaker
Contract 1068. Built for Philadelphia and Norfolk S.S. Company.
S.S. Cavalier launching party
Contract 1069. Built for Philadelphia and Norfolk S.S. Company.
The freighter, Cape Mohican, loading paper machinery
Shipping P.M. 1873 to Switzerland. Contract 1873. Mohican at Marine Terminal.