Shark attack at Coogee, New South Wales, Australia

Shark attack details: Coogee, New South Wales, 02-Mar-1922
Date of attack: Mar 2nd 1922
Location: Coogee, New South Wales
Shark species: 2.4 m [8'] Great white shark
Name of victim: Mervyn Gannon
Age of victim: 21 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Bathing in knee-deep water
Injury: FATAL, right hand severed, lacerations on left thigh & left hand, died in hospital of gas gangrene

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2.4 m [8'] white shark 2.4 m [8'] Great white shark


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