The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 17 Sep 1908


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Gleaned in the Local Harbor. Diver Pearl Purdy on Saturday met with an accident that resulted in the loss of the index finger and thumb of the left hand at the first joint. He was employed on the Kate Williams at Jackson Harbor, being engaged in dynamiting the wheel off the shaft. While standing around on deck Saturday he was inspecting a dynamite cup, carelessly picking at it with a knife. An explosion followed and his finger and thumb were badly torn. He came here Monday.


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Publication:
17 Sep 1908
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.83416 Longitude: -87.37704
Donor:
Eric Bonow
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Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), 17 Sep 1908