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 party for the Erie Railroad tugboat, Scranton
Mrs. George Depew, sponsor. Contract 1046.
Erie Railroad tugboats at wharf
From left to right: Cleveland, Rochester, Olean, Scranton. Contract 1046.
The yacht, Onika, on ways
Contract 1048. Built for Edsel Ford, Detroit, Michigan.
Launching party for the yacht, Onika
Sponsor. Contract 1048. Built for Edsel Ford.
Onika, the Edsel Ford houseboat
Contract 1048. December 1930. Photo. 4197.
Bedroom on the yacht, Onika
Owner's bedroom, forward. Contract 1048. Built for Edsel Ford.
Launching of steam tugboat, Locust Point, hull #417
Contract 1049. Built for Erie Railroad Company.
Launching and christening of C.H. Spedden hull #418
Sponsors are Miss Shannon and Miss Ends
Tugboat, C.H. Speeden, launching party
Miss. Katherine Shannon, sponsor (second from right). Miss G. C. Enos (center). Contract 1050.
Worker with lead keel plate
Weight: 5460 lbs. For: Marine Construction Co. S.O. # 73479.