Shark attack at Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, Australia

Shark attack details: Port Phillip Bay, Victoria, 28-Feb-1959
Date of attack: Feb 28th 1959
Location: Port Phillip Bay, Victoria
Shark species: 2.4 m [8'], <300-lb Mako shark, identified by Dr. L.P. L. Schultz on photograph
Name of victim: 14' open boat: occupants Richard Crew & Bob Thatcher
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Fishing for snapper
Injury: No injury to occupants. Shark leapt into boat, momentarily pinning Crew against the side

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2.4 m [8'], 2.4 m [8'], <300-lb Mako shark, identified by Dr. L.P. L. Schultz on photograph

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