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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Wood steamer, General Wood, built for U.S. Government
Length: 100 feet. Beam: 19 feet 6 in. Depth: 10 feet 6 in. Engines #678.
The tugboat, Progreso, Hull 203
Length: 90 feet. Beam: 22 feet. Depth: 7 feet Engines 688 and 689.
The steamer, Henry Wilson, built for U.S.Q.M [United States Quarter Master's] Department
Length: 110 feet. Beam: 24 feet. Depth: 11 feet 1 in. Engine #904.
Dryers in shop
Dryers in t.s. shop
The steamer, Zizania
Not built by Pusey and Jones Company
Side wheel steamer, Governor Safford
The Gulf Steamboat Company.
Steel stern wheel boat, Apure, for Capt. Lee of the General Steamship Company of Brazil
Length: 150 feet 0 Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 6 feet. Engs. 20 in. x 72 in. - High Pressure Condensing - Nos. 692 & 693; Harbor of Port of Spain, Trinidad
The steamer, Paumary, built for Companhia De Navigcao, Para, Amazonas, Para Brazil
Length: 160 feet. Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 8 feet Inclined Engines 24 in. x 72 in. Nos. 713 & 714.
Side wheel steamer, Apurinan, built for Companhia De Navigaoao Para, Amazonas Para, Brazil
Length: 160 feet. Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 8 feet. Inclined Engines 24 in. x 72 in. Nos. 709 & 710.
Side wheel steamer, Aripuana built for Companhia De Navigacao Para, Amazonas Para, Brazil
Length: 160 feet. Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 8 feet Inclined 24 in. x 72 in. Nos. 711 & 712.
Side wheel steamer, Wakefield, built for Washington Steamboat Company
Length: 160 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 8 feet. Beam: Engine 36 in. x 108 in. no. 729.
Steel steam boat, Springfield, built for B. & P. Transportation Co.
Length: 135 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 9 feet. Comp feet d Eng. 14 in.-26 in. x 22 in. No. 899.
Steel stern wheel boat, Libertad, built for General Steamboat Co. of Brazil
Length: 75 feet. Beam: 17 feet. Depth: 4 feet Engs. 12 in. x 48 Nos. 703 & 704.