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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Ordnance steamer, Rocket, built for US Ordnance Dept
Length: 100 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 9 feet Compound Engine.
Vertical Engine
Cylinders 54 in. x 42 in..
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.
Wood ferry boat, City of Englewood, built for Jackson & Sharp Company for Riverside & Fort Lee Ferry Company
Length: 135 feet. Beam: 32 feet. Depth: 13 feet 4 in. Beam: Engine #878-36 in. x 108 in. Large derrick in background.
Side wheel steamer, Mara, built in 1896 for Suzate & Witney
Length: 131 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 5 feet 8 in. Engines 876 & 877 - 11 & 24 x 46 in.
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.
Vertical non-condensing engine #871 built for steamer, Delaware
Engine #871. Built for U.S. Engineers Department.
Wood side wheel steamer, Cabarien, built for Cubias & Sons of Cuba
Hull was built at Jackson & Sharpe. The Pusey and Jones Company installed engine #497. Length: 130 feet. Beam: 22 feet. Depth: 8 feet 2 in.