Shark attack at 40 km off Cape Point, Western Cape Province, South Africa

Shark attack details: 40 km off Cape Point, Western Cape Province, 02-May-1976
Date of attack: May 2nd 1976
Location: 40 km off Cape Point, Western Cape Province
Shark species: 180-kg [397-lb] Mako shark
Name of victim: 6 m skiboat, occupants: Terry McManus, Dan Clark and Blackie Swart
Sex of victim:
Activity: Competing in a light tackle game fishing
Injury: Shark following hooked fish, rammed & holed boat

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180-kg [397-lb] mako shark 180-kg [397-lb] Mako shark

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