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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The fire boat, Zophar Mills, Hull 200
Length: 115 feet. Beam: 24 feet. Depth: 8 feet 8 in. Engine #659.
The steamer, Capt. Chas. W. Powell built for U.S.Q.M (United States Quarter Master's) Dept.
Length: 86 feet. Beam: 20 feet. Depth: 10 feet 10 in. Engines 938 and 939. in.
Wood barge, L. B. Shaw, built for J. W. Paxon Co. of Philadelphia, Pa.
Engine #931. Length: 162 feet. Beam: 23 feet 2 in. Depth: 10 feet 6 in.
Tugboat, Miraflores, built for Isthmian Canan Commission
Contract 1184 - 1909-11-02. Length: 118 feet. Beam: 15 feet. Depth: 9 feet 3 in.
The steamer, U.S.R.C. #14, United States Revenue Cutter
Length: 210 feet. Beam: 35 feet 2 in. Depth: 26 feet 3 in. Wood Hull. Triple Expansion Eng. #914.
Bristol, steel ferry boat built for Newport & Providence Railway Co.
Length: 113 feet. Beam: 24 feet Depth: 11 feet. Eng. #917.
U.S. Revenue Cutter, Snohomish
Contract 940. Length: 152 feet. Beam: 29 feet. Depth: 17 feet 6 in. Scotch & Babcock & Wilcox Boilers. Engine 18 in.-29 in. x 47 in./30 in.
Stern wheel steamer, Guanare, built for G. Amsink & Co.
Length: 125 feet. Breadth 25 feet. Depth: 4 feet 6 in. Engine 16 in. x 72 in. South American type of vessel.