Pusey and Jones Corporation photographs

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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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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.
Pusey and Jones Works aerial view
Photograph of print.
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.
U.S. Engineer's Boat, Delaware, Hull 279
Length: 87 feet. Breadth 17 feet 6 in. Depth: 7 feet 6 in. Engine 20 in. x 20 in.
The tugboat, General Padilla, Hull 140, built for T. Amsink & Co.
Length: 75 feet. Beam: 17 feet. Depth: 7 feet 9 in. Engine #484. Engine: direct acting surface condensing 22 in. diameter 24 in. stroke
Side wheel launch from Tambo, Hull 86, built for Republic of Peru
Length: 30 feet. Breadth 6 feet. Depth: 2 1/2 feet Engine: 4 in. diameter 12 in. stroke.
The steamer, Francia Elena, Hull 122, built for Hoadley & Co.
Length: 156 feet. Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 6 feet 3 in. Engines 423 and 424. Engines: 24 in. diameter 6 feet stroke.
Stern wheel boat, D. Murchison, Hull 82
Length: 120 feet. Beam: 20 feet. Depth: 5 feet Engines 284 and 285. Engines: High pressure 15 in. diameter 60 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.
The steamer, Grant, Hull 91, built for U.S. Government
Length: 148 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 10 feet Engine #323. Engine: Inverted direct acting, surface condensing 36 in. diameter 36 in. stroke.
Coast survey steamer, A. D. Bache
U.S. Revenue Cutter. Length: 140 feet. Breadth: 23 feet. Depth: 8 feet 9 in. Engine: Inverted direct acting, steeple compound 16 in. x 25 in. diameter 24 in. stroke.
The side wheel steamer, McLane, not built by Pusey and Jones Company
Length: 154 feet. Breadth 27 feet. Depth: 10 feet 6 in. Engine: Beam, 3 feet 8 in. diameter, 10 feet stroke.
Side wheel steamer, Nutrius, Hull 84, built to go to Venezuela
Length: 136 feet. Beam: 23 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Engines 187 and 188. Engines: Inclined 16 in. diameter 72 in. stroke
The side wheel steamer, Rio Branco, Hull 90, built for Alto Amazonas Co., Brazil
Length: 130 feet 6 in. Breadth 25 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Engines (2) High Pressure Inclined 16 in. diameter, 60 in. stroke.
The steamer, Rosa, Hull 87, built for Captain I.N. Philpshot
Length: 136 feet. Breadth 22 feet. Depth: - [?] Engines (2) Inclined condensing, 16 in. diameter, 60 in. stroke.

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