sorrow on the sea.
PETER T. CROMWELL
Peter Crowell was the son of English immigrant Moses Thomas Cromwell and his Vineyard-born wife, Jedidah Coffin.
The Vineyard Gazette reported, "At Sea, Sept. 16, Capt. Peter Cromwell, master of the ship Gladiator, of New Bedford, which arrived at Honolulu November 4th. In a gale off Cape Horn, Capt. C. fell from the main rigging a few feet above the rail and struck his head, causing his death in forty hours after the accident. The vessel was taken into port by the first officer, Mr. Williams.
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