Shark attack at Hollywood Beach, just above Mattapoisett Harbor, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, Usa

Shark attack details: Hollywood Beach, just above Mattapoisett Harbor, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts, 25-Jul-1936
Date of attack: Jul 25th 1936
Location: Hollywood Beach, just above Mattapoisett Harbor, Buzzards Bay, Massachusetts
Shark species: Great white shark (identified by Dr. Hugh Smith)
Name of victim: Joseph Troy, Jr
Age of victim: 16 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Swimming crawl stroke
Injury: FATAL, finger severed, thigh bitten He died during the surgical amputation of his leg

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White shark (identified by Dr. Hugh Smith) Great white shark (identified by Dr. Hugh Smith)

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