Shark attack at South Steyne, Manly, New South Wales, Australia

Shark attack details: South Steyne, Manly, New South Wales, 04-Feb-1936
Date of attack: Feb 4th 1936
Location: South Steyne, Manly, New South Wales
Shark species: Great white shark
Name of victim: David Paton
Age of victim: 14 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Swimming
Injury: FATAL, taken by shark, body not recovered. Twenty months later, in October 1937, meshing (setting anti-shark gill nets) began at metropolitan beaches

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