Perry Winslow

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Perry Winslow
Born (1815-02-25)February 25, 1815
Died October 17, 1890(1890-10-17) (aged 75)
Occupation whaler
Known for discoverer of Winslow Reef in the Phoenix Islands
Home town Nantucket
Relatives Charles F. Winslow

Perry Winslow (1815–1890) was a whaling ship master out of Nantucket, Massachusetts. Born February 25, 1815 in Nantucket to Joseph Winslow and Betty (Comstock) Winslow, he was the brother of another whaling captain, Joseph Winslow, and the first cousin of Charles F. Winslow, 1811–1877. Among his many commands was Phoenix. While in command of Edward Cary in 1854, he was accompanied by his wife, Mary Ann (Morrow) Winslow, and his son and daughter, John and Sarah Bunker Winslow, in a whaling voyage in the Pacific Ocean.

He died in Nantucket, October 17, 1890.[1]


  1. ^ Massachusetts Vital Records, New England Genealogical and Historical Society
  • Winslow Family Papers, collection 166 of the Nantucket Historical Association, Research Library and Archives.