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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Steel steam yacht, Christina, built for Fred C. Fletcher of Boston, Mass.
Length: 177 feet 6 in. Depth: 14 feet 9 in. Beam: 26 feet. Two B. & N. Boilers. Contract 1213.
Launching party for Viking, the George Baker yacht
Contract 1165. Baker yacht launching party.
The yacht, Lydonia I
Contract 1169.
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.
The Henry Savage Yacht, Joyeuse, hull #343
Contract 1190. Working on railway in foreground of image.