Shark attack at Hog Island, Virginia, Usa

Shark attack details: Hog Island, Virginia, 03-Jul-1960
Date of attack: Jul 3rd 1960
Location: Hog Island, Virginia
Shark species: sand shark
Name of victim: Elsworth Smith
Age of victim: 41 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Fishing, tossing netted shark onboard
Injury: Right arm bitten PROVOKED INCIDENT

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