Shark attack at Nahoon, Eastern Cape Province, South Africa

Shark attack details: Nahoon, Eastern Cape Province, 18-Jul-1981
Date of attack: Jul 18th 1981
Location: Nahoon, Eastern Cape Province
Shark species: Possibly a 1.8 m [6'] Zambezi shark
Name of victim: Barry Van Der Helm
Age of victim: 32 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: 7 lacerations in right foot

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