Shark attack at Glencairn, False Bay, Western Cape Province, South Africa

Shark attack details: Glencairn, False Bay, Western Cape Province, 27-Oct-1956
Date of attack: Oct 27th 1956
Location: Glencairn, False Bay, Western Cape Province
Shark species: Great white shark, according to witnesses
Name of victim: Graham Smith
Age of victim: 29 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Free diving for sinkers
Injury: Right heel lacerated & swim fin removed by shark

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