Shark attack at Portuguese Beach at mouth of Salmon Creek, Sonoma County, California, Usa

Shark attack details: Portuguese Beach at mouth of Salmon Creek, Sonoma County, California, 20-Aug-1961
Date of attack: Aug 20th 1961
Location: Portuguese Beach at mouth of Salmon Creek, Sonoma County, California
Shark species: 4 m [13'] Great white shark
Name of victim: David Vogensen
Age of victim: 16 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Swimming
Injury: Foot, leg & groin lacerated

View detailed report (PDF)

4 m [13'] white shark 4 m [13'] Great white shark

Usa

Attacks by region

Attacks by location