Shark attack at False Cape, Virginia, Usa

Shark attack details: False Cape, Virginia, 15-Aug-1973
Date of attack: Aug 15th 1973
Location: False Cape, Virginia
Shark species: 1.5 m to 1.8 m [5' to 6'] blacktip shark
Name of victim: Chris DeFord
Age of victim: 17 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Crabbing (spearing crabs)
Injury: Elbow bitten

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1.5 m to 1.8 m [5' to 6'] blacktip shark 1.5 m to 1.8 m [5' to 6'] Blacktip shark

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