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 yacht, Viking, underway
Contract 1165. Baker Yacht. Length: 177 feet ; Depth: 12 feet 5 in.; Breadth: 23 feet 6 in.; Engine 14 in. x 21 x 24 x 24/18.
Pamlico engines
#932 and #933.
Plan of Pusey and Jones Company's works
Copy of Diagram #2178-364.
Ferry boat, General Otis, built for U.S.Q.M. [United States Quarter Master's] Department
Contract 1178, Length: 114 feet ; Depth: 12 feet 3 in.; Beam: 32 feet ; Exposed April 2, 1910. For Governor's Island
Building the P.R.R. [Pennsylvania Railroad] Tug #35, hull #344
Tug constructed for the Pennsylvania Railroad
The Henry Savage Yacht, Joyeuse, hull #343
Contract 1190. Working on railway in foreground of image.
Building of the tugboat P.R.R. No. 35, hull #344
Tug constructed for the Pennsylvania Railroad