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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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
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.
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, Teixeira & Ruiz, Hull 103, built for F.G Guimares, Brazil
Length: 125 feet. Breadth 23 feet. Depth: 7 feet. Engines (2) Inclined 18 in. diameter, 6 feet stroke.
Side wheel steamer, Jurua, Hull 116
Length: 150 feet. Beam: 26 feet. Depth: 7 feet 6 in. Engines 404 and 405. Engines: Inclined High Pressure 20 in. diameter, 6 feet stroke.
The side wheel steamer, Colombia, Hull 131
Length: 104 feet. Breadth 17 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Engines (2) Inclined 13 in. diameter, 5 feet stroke.
Side wheel steamer, Fortaleza, Hull 100, built for Joas Cavalcanta of Brazil
Hull #100; Length: 130 feet Width 23 feet Draft 7 feet 6 in.
El Progresso, Hull 141, side wheel steamer built for J. Dallett & Co.
Length: 150 feet; Beam: 25 feet; Depth: 7 feet.
Side wheel steamer, El Uribante
Length: 130 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 5 feet 6 in. Built in 1874. Eng. 16 in. x 72 in.
Side wheel steamer, Tocantins, Hull 135, built for J. Travassos de Rosa of Brazil
Length: 146 feet , Beam: 17 feet , Depth: 7 feet 9 in., Hull 135.
Side wheel steamer, Arapixy, Hull 130, built for Jose H. De Maronta, Brazil
Length: 140 feet. Beam: 23 feet. Depth: 8 feet Engine 18 in. x 72 in. Engines: surface condensing 18 in. diameter, 42 in. stroke.
United States Revenue steamer, Colfax
Side wheel steamer. Not built by Pusey and Jones Company
Flor de Mayo, Hull 151, gunboat built for Venezuela
Length: 120 feet. Beam: 20 feet ; Depth: 11 feet 1 in.
Fish Hawk, Hull 153, twin screw steamer
Built for U.S. Fish Commission. Length: 146 feet 6 in. Beam: 27 feet. Depth: 10 feet 9 in. Twin Engine 22 in. x 27 in. No. 540.
Propeller, Mexico, Hull 156
Length: 125 feet. Beam: 22 feet ; Depth: 9 feet 9 in. Built for Capt. Wave Agent, Mexico.

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