Shark attack at Mordialloc, Victoria, Australia

Shark attack details: Mordialloc, Victoria, 01-Dec-1936
Date of attack: Dec 1st 1936
Location: Mordialloc, Victoria
Shark species: Thought to involve a 12' Great white shark
Name of victim: Charles Swan, a returned soldier
Age of victim: 50 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Fishing
Injury: FATAL, his 2.4 m dinghy was found with 2' x 3' hole in its side & tooth fragments embedded in the planking

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Thought to involve a 12' white shark Thought to involve a 12' Great white shark

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