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.
Sidewheeler steamer, Clement Bollen
Clement Bellen - Knockdown boat.
Ordnance steamer, Rocket, built for US Ordnance Dept
Length: 100 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 9 feet Compound Engine.
Steamer Algibe I under construction, built for Cuba
Length: 75 feet. Beam: 18 feet. Depth: 8 feet 6 in. Steel sheathed - Eng. 884 - 10 in. x 12 in. Smith Shop and large derrick in background of image.
Hull from knockdown boat, Sunapee
Large derrick in background.
The ferry, General Hancock, built for U.S.Q M. [United States Quartermaster's] Dept. for Gov. Island
Length: 102 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 10 feet Eng. #885 - 20 in. & 40 in. x 28 in.
30-foot launch, Leon, Hull 96, built for Vic Roderiquez & Co. of Brazil
Length: 30 feet. Breadth 8 feet 7 in. Depth: 3 feet 6 in. Engine 6 in. x 6 in.
Steamers General Narimo and General Maza
Length: 75 feet. Beam: 17 feet. Depth: 7 feet 9 in. Engines #465 and #466 respectively. Engine a direct acting surface condensing 22 in. diameter 24 in. stroke.
Launch boat, Hamilton, Hull 127
Length: 45 feet. Breadth 10 feet 6 in. Depth: 4 feet 6 in. Engine: Inverted Direct-acting 8 in. Diameter 12 in. stroke.
Propeller, Isabelita, Hull 112
Length: 40 feet Breadth 10 feet. Depth: 4 in.-6 in. Engine: Inverted direct acting 8 in. diameter 10 in. stroke.
Steamer, Bay Ridge, Hull 72
Length: 92 feet. Breadth 18 1/2 feet. Depth: 8 feet. Engine: Direct acting condensing 22 in. diameter 24 in. stroke.

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