Shark attack at Pomio, South Coast, East New Britain, New Britain

Shark attack details: Pomio, South Coast, East New Britain, 04-Dec-1963
Date of attack: Dec 4th 1963
Location: Pomio, South Coast, East New Britain
Shark species: Tiger shark
Name of victim: Patape
Age of victim: 22 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Spearfishing
Injury: FATAL, leg severely bitten

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