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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Steamboat, Thomas S. Jessup, built for U.S.Q.M. [United States Quarter Master] Department
Length: 130 feet. Beam: 27 feet. Depth: 12 feet 4 in. Two Scotch Boilers. Completed engine #909 - 20 & 40 x 24.
The propeller type steamer, Ordnance, built for U.S. Ordnance Department
Length: 120 feet. Beam: 26 feet. Depth: 13 feet 0 in. B.&W. Water Tube Boiler -Completed Eng #913 - 18 in. x 36 in. x 22 in.
Steamer, Cristobal Colon, built for Isle of Pines Steamboat Company
Length: 130 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Scotch Boiler Engines 929 & 930 - 9 in. & 20 in. x 16 in. Water tower in background.
Steamer, Cristobal Colon, built for Isle of Pines Steamboat Company
Length: 130 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Scotch Boiler Engines 929 & 930 - 9 in. & 20 in. x 16 in.
The steamer, Davey, built for U.S.R.C. [U.S. Revenue Cutter] Dept.
Contract 1000. Length: 92 feet 6 in. Beam: 19 feet. Depth: 11 feet Scotch Boilers, Eng. #1000 - 12 in. - 24 in. 18 in. 153 tons.
The steamer, Henry Wilson, built for U.S.Q.M [United States Quarter Master's] Department
Length: 110 feet. Beam: 24 feet. Depth: 11 feet 1 in. Engine #904.
Steel steam boat, Springfield, built for B. & P. Transportation Co.
Length: 135 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 9 feet. Comp feet d Eng. 14 in.-26 in. x 22 in. No. 899.
The steamer, Capt. Chas. W. Powell built for U.S.Q.M (United States Quarter Master's) Dept.
Length: 86 feet. Beam: 20 feet. Depth: 10 feet 10 in. Engines 938 and 939. in.
The steamer, U.S.R.C. #14, United States Revenue Cutter
Length: 210 feet. Beam: 35 feet 2 in. Depth: 26 feet 3 in. Wood Hull. Triple Expansion Eng. #914.
U.S. Revenue Cutter, Snohomish
Contract 940. Length: 152 feet. Beam: 29 feet. Depth: 17 feet 6 in. Scotch & Babcock & Wilcox Boilers. Engine 18 in.-29 in. x 47 in./30 in.