Shark attack at Charteris Bay, Lyttleton Harbour, South Island, New Zealand

Shark attack details: Charteris Bay, Lyttleton Harbour, South Island, 30-Nov-1963
Date of attack: Nov 30th 1963
Location: Charteris Bay, Lyttleton Harbour, South Island
Shark species: Possibly a broadnose 7-gill shark
Name of victim: Charlie Dudley
Age of victim: 20 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Treading water while alongside capsized yacht
Injury: Hand & lower leg severely injured

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