Lot #26
Thomas Hewitt

Gold ring recovered from a bedroom steward documented by the Mackay-Bennett
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Description

Gold ring recovered from a bedroom steward documented by the Mackay-Bennett

An 18k gold gentlemen’s signet ring (.30 kt), recovered from the body of Titanic bedroom steward Thomas Hewitt. This ring was recovered from Hewitt’s body, No. 168, by the Mackay-Bennett and is documented in the inventory of his possessions. Thomas was on board the Titanic for her delivery trip to Southampton, and he quickly signed on again for the maiden voyage. After the recovery of his body, he was buried at sea on April 24, 1912. Provenance: Hewitt Family; Henry Aldridge, May 2011 RR Auction COA.

Auction Info

  • Auction Title: Titanic Auction
  • Dates: April 17 - April 24