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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U.S. Ash, Coal and Water Barge #14 built for U.S. Navy
Length: 80 feet. Beam: 30 feet. Depth: 7 feet Scotch Boiler, Engine 915 & 916. 5 1/2 & 12 in. x 8 in.
Kismet, Hull 294, propeller yacht
Propeller Yacht with Almy Boiler.
Ordnance steamer, Rocket, built for US Ordnance Dept
Length: 100 feet. Beam: 28 feet. Depth: 9 feet Compound Engine.
Steamer Algibe I under construction, built for Cuba
Length: 75 feet. Beam: 18 feet. Depth: 8 feet 6 in. Steel sheathed - Eng. 884 - 10 in. x 12 in. Smith Shop and large derrick in background of image.
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.
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.
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.