Shark attack at LaJolla, San Diego County, California, Usa

Shark attack details: LaJolla, San Diego County, California, 13-Aug-1959
Date of attack: August 13th 1959
Location: LaJolla, San Diego County, California
Shark species: 9' Hammerhead shark
Name of victim: Don Ide
Age of victim: 32 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Spearfishing with Joe Turner (24). Shark attracted to speared halibut on belt of one diver, tried to bite Ide
Injury: No injury, PROVOKED INCIDENT

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