Shark attack at Samarai Island (south end), Milne Bay Province, Papua New Guinea

Shark attack details: Samarai Island (south end), Milne Bay Province, 26-Dec-1956
Date of attack: Dec 26th 1956
Location: Samarai Island (south end), Milne Bay Province
Shark species: 2.4 m [8'] Tiger shark caught 40 hours later with shorts of the boy in its gut
Name of victim: Patterson (John) Nikuniko
Age of victim: 19 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Spearfishing
Injury: FATAL, left leg severed at hip, left torso removed

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2.4 m [8'] tiger shark caught 40 hours later with shorts of the boy in its gut 2.4 m [8'] Tiger shark caught 40 hours later with shorts of the boy in its gut

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