Shark attack at Bird Island, Algoa Bay, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Shark attack details: Bird Island, Algoa Bay, Eastern Cape Province, 30-May-1959
Date of attack: May 30th 1959
Location: Bird Island, Algoa Bay, Eastern Cape Province
Shark species: 2.7 m [9'], 280-lb Great white shark
Name of victim: Tony Dicks
Age of victim: 23 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Spearfishing
Injury: No injury, diver shot shark & it bit his speargun PROVOKED INCIDENT

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2.7 m [9'], 280-lb white shark 2.7 m [9'], 280-lb Great white shark

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