Shark attack at Near Restoration Rock off Portland Roads , Queensland, Australia

Shark attack details: Near Restoration Rock off Portland Roads , Queensland, Reported 25-Oct-1939
Date of attack:
Location: Near Restoration Rock off Portland Roads , Queensland
Shark species: 4.3 m [14'] Tiger shark, 3 tooth fragments retrieved from his wounds
Name of victim: Small Cobbe
Age of victim: 27 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Free diving for trochus shell, swimming to dinghy
Injury: Both thighs were lacerated, recovered at Thursday Island hospital

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4.3 m [14'] tiger shark, 3 tooth fragments retrieved from his wounds 4.3 m [14'] Tiger shark, 3 tooth fragments retrieved from his wounds

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