Shark attack at Danger Point, Western Cape Province, South Africa

Shark attack details: Danger Point, Western Cape Province, 26-Feb-1852
Date of attack: Feb 26th 1852
Location: Danger Point, Western Cape Province
Shark species: Great white sharks
Name of victim:
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Wreck of the steamship Birkenhead
Injury: FATAL. All of the women & children on board survived, but many of the 445 men that perished were taken by sharks

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