Shark attack at Broomfield Island, 11 miles from Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, Australia

Shark attack details: Broomfield Island, 11 miles from Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland, 27-Sep-1966
Date of attack: Sep 27th 1966
Location: Broomfield Island, 11 miles from Heron Island on the Great Barrier Reef, Queensland
Shark species: 2.1 m [7'] bronze Whaler shark, a tooth was embedded in the speargun
Name of victim: Barry Dawson
Age of victim: 32 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Free diving, carrying speargun
Injury: Shoulder lacerated

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2.1 m [7'] bronze whaler shark, a tooth was embedded in the speargun 2.1 m [7'] bronze Whaler shark, a tooth was embedded in the speargun

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