Loss of the Jewel, The

DESCRIPTION: 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.
AUTHOR: unknown
EARLIEST DATE: 1959 (Peacock)
KEYWORDS: rescue sea ship storm wreck
FOUND IN: Canada(Newf)
REFERENCES (1 citation):
Peacock, pp. 948-949, "The Loss of the Jewel" (1 text, 1 tune)
Roud #9935
RECORDINGS:
George Decker, "The Loss of the Jewel" (on PeacockCDROM) [one verse only]
NOTES: 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
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File: Pea948

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