Shark attack at Fourchu, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada

Shark attack details: Fourchu, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, 9-Jul-1953
Date of attack: Jul 9th 1953
Location: Fourchu, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia
Shark species: 3.7 m [12'], 500 to 500-kg [1,200 lb] Great white shark, identified by W. C. Shroeder based on tooth fragment ebedded in gunwale
Name of victim: 12' to 14' dory, occupants: John D. Burns & John MacLeod
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Fishing for lobsters
Injury: Burns drowned as result of attack on boat

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3.7 m [12'], 500 to 500-kg [1,200 lb] white shark, identified by W. C. Shroeder based on tooth fragment ebedded in gunwale 3.7 m [12'], 500 to 500-kg [1,200 lb] Great white shark, identified by W. C. Shroeder based on tooth fragment ebedded in gunwale

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