Captain Joshua Bromwell

Captain Joshua Bromwell

Maryland Board of Public Works - State Fishery Force, Maryland

End of Watch Sunday, September 17, 1893

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Joshua Bromwell

Captain Joshua Bromwell drowned after being thrown into the Little Choptank River while on patrol. His leg got caught in a sail and he was thrown overboard from the schooner Julia Hamilton in the rough waters.

His body was not recovered until the following day.

Captain Bromwell had served with the State Fishery Force for 10 years. He was survived by his wife and four children.


  • Age 45
  • Tour 10 years
  • Badge Not available

Incident Details

  • Cause Drowned

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Rest in peace and always know that no passage of time will ever erase you service and sacrifice.

Detective Cpl/3 Steven Rizzo
Delaware State Police (Retired)

September 17, 2020

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