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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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.
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.
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 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.
The side wheel steamer, Tambo, Hull 83, built for Republic of Peru
Length: 138 feet. Breadth 28 feet. Depth: 6 1/2 feet. Engines (2) H.P. Inclined 18 in. x 72 in.
Side wheel steamer, Anajas, Hull 81, built for Brazil
Length: 155 feet. Beam: 26 feet. Depth: 8 feet Engs. 280 & 281. Engines (2) Inclined High Pressure 20 in. diameter, 72 in. stroke.
Wood side wheel steamer, Florence, Hull 80
Length: 138 feet. Beam: 24 feet. Depth: 8 feet 3 in. Beam: Engine 26 in. x 108 in. -#270.
The tugboat, Taurus, Hull 176
Length: 60 feet 4 in. Beam: 16 feet. Depth: 7 feet 4 in. Engine #597.
The steamer, Walter Forward, Hull 186, United States Revenue Cutter
Length: 140 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 10 feet 4 in. Engines 627 and 628.
Stern wheel steamer, Masparro, built for Mathisons U.S. of Columbia.
Length: 70 feet. Beam: 16 feet. Depth: 4 feet Inclined Engines 848 & 849.
Steel boat, Marietta, built for H. B. Moore
Length: 113 feet 2 in. Beam: 16 feet. Depth: 8 feet 5 in.
The steamer, Caiman built for P. Loorillard
Length: 96 feet. Beam: 21 feet 6 in. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Engine Boiler built by J.W. Sullivan.
Charles W. Wetmore, whaleback cargo steamship
Image from Wetmore's stop in Wilmington, Delaware in September 1891. Not built by Pusey and Jones Co.
Side wheel steamer, Gay Head, built for New Bedford, Martha Vineyard & Nantucket Steamboat Company
Length: 201 feet. Beam: 34 feet. Depth: 11 feet 6 in. Beam: Engine 50 in. x 10 in.
The tugboat, Colon, built for The Spanish River Co.
Length: 90 feet. Beam: 20 feet. Depth: 10 feet Engine #831.

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