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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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, Henry J. Davison, Hull #60
Length: 155 feet. Beam: 26 feet Draft 5 feet 6 in. Owner Juan Modesto.
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.
Side wheel steamer, Trombetas, Hull 163, built for M. Rodriguez de Oliveria Co., Brazil
Length: 160 feet. Beam: 25 feet. Depth: 9 feet Engines 557 and 558.
The tugboat, Taurus, Hull 176
Length: 60 feet 4 in. Beam: 16 feet. Depth: 7 feet 4 in. Engine #597.
The steamer, Pansy
Not built by Pusey and Jones Company
Side wheel steamer, Frederick De Barry, Hull 173
Length: 145 feet. Beam: 24 feet. Depth: 7 feet 9 in. Inclined Engine #581.
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.