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Westray Draggermen

Danny Kalbhenn

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Danny Kalbhenn was one of the Draggerman from Cape Breton who rushed to Westray in the hours after the explosion.  

He was a Cape Breton coal miner who had seen a lot in career, but nothing compared to what he found in plymouth Nova Scotia.

Even today, he thinks about the disaster.

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