Shark attack at North of main swimming area in Waterman's Bay Beach, Perth, Western Australia, Australia

Shark attack details: North of main swimming area in Waterman's Bay Beach, Perth, Western Australia, 27-Dec-1961
Date of attack: Dec 27th 1961
Location: North of main swimming area in Waterman's Bay Beach, Perth, Western Australia
Shark species: 2.4 m [8'] Grey nurse shark
Name of victim: John Parker
Age of victim: 23 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Spearfishing
Injury: No injury, Parker shot the shark when it came close to his nephew, Bill Bradbury (14), then the shark bent his speargun PROVOKED INCIDENT

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2.4 m [8'] grey nurse shark 2.4 m [8'] Grey nurse shark

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