“The Loss of the Jewel”


The Jewel sails from Tilt Cove on October 28 and runs into "a heavy gale." The crew is rescued by the Albatross bound to Philadelphia from Greenland.


_Jewel_ (possibly _Jewell)_ wrecked October 28, 1891 at Gull Island in Conception Bay, between Tilt Cove and St John's (Northern Shipwrecks Database). Peacock notes "there are two Tilt Coves in Newfoundland, both in the north in Notre Dame Bay." - BS


  1. Peacock, pp. 948-949, "The Loss of the Jewel" (1 text, 1 tune)
  2. Roud #9935
  3. BI, Pea948


Author: unknown
Earliest date: 1959 (Peacock)
Keywords: rescue sea ship storm wreck
Found in: Canada(Newf)