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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Launching of passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Launching of passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Launching of passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Sponsor of passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Sponsor of passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Launching party for the passenger steamer, S.S. District of Columbia
From left to right: Miss Margaret Callahan, Mr. Wood Bury and wife, Miss Mary Callahan, Mrs. and Mr. D.J. Callahan. Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamboat Co.
Launching party of passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Christening of the steamer, S.S. District of Columbia, built for Norfolk and Washington Steamboat Co.
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Launching of passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Launching of passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Launching of passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Interior of a cabin in passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Delivery of passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
The passenger steamer, S.S. District of Columbia
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.
Lounge or lobby interior on passenger steamer, District of Columbia hull # 392
Contract 1028. Built for Norfolk and Washington Steamship Company.