Shark attack at Trinity Beach, 17 km northwast of Cairns, Queensland, Australia

Shark attack details: Trinity Beach, 17 km northwast of Cairns, Queensland, 12-Sep-1942
Date of attack: Sep 12th 1942
Location: Trinity Beach, 17 km northwast of Cairns, Queensland
Shark species: 2.4 m to 3 m [8' to 10'] Tiger shark
Name of victim: Athol Wearne, Royal Australian Air Force. officer
Age of victim: 24 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Treading water
Injury: Right foot severed & calf removed, leg surgically amputated below the knee

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2.4 m to 3 m [8' to 10'] tiger shark 2.4 m to 3 m [8' to 10'] Tiger shark

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