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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The freighter, Marina #1075, built for U.S. Maritime Commission
Contract 1075. C1-A-Shelter Deck Turbine Freight Ship.
Cargo ship, Cape Henlopen, during building
C1-A freighter. Progress view. Contract 1084. M.C. 296. Built for U.S. Maritime Commission.
Extension of outfitting dock
C1-A freighter. View looking west. Marina tied to wharf.
Laying the keel of C1-A freight ship, Cape Mohican
C1-A freighter. Contract 1085. M.C. 297. Built for U.S. Maritime Commission.
Freighter, Cape Mohican before launching
C1-A freighter. Contract 1085. M.C. 297. Built for U.S. Maritime Commission.
Pusey and Jones Corporation's Band playing at the launching of Cape Corwin
Band playing at the launching of the C1-A Freight Ship M.C. 299 - Cape Corwin. Contract 1087. Built for U.S. Maritime Commission
Mr. and Mrs. A. G. Spiegelhalter at launch of C1-A freighter, Cape Corwin
C1-A freighter. Mrs. Spiegelhalter, sponsor, receiving gift for launching of Cape Corwin. Contract 1087. M.C. 299. Built for U.S. Maritime Commission.
C. Stewart Lee at launching of C1-A freighter, Cape Charles #1086
C1-A freighter. Contract 1086. M.C. 298. Built for U.S. Maritime Commission.
Lifting turbine for C1-A freighter, Cape Douglas
C1-A freighter. Contract 1088. M.C. 300. Built for U.S. Maritime Commission.
Keel laying party for Cape Canso, C1-A freighter
C1-A freighter. D.J. Brown, J. Young, R. Long, R. Crumley taken day keel was laid on Contract 1091. M.C. 303. Built for U.S. Maritime Commission.
Cape Race, built for U.S. Maritime Commission
C1-A freighter. Contract 1098. M.C. 894.