Shark attack at Off Umpqua River, Reedsport, Oregon, Usa

Shark attack details: Off Umpqua River, Reedsport, Oregon, 27-Oct-1980
Date of attack: Oct 27th 1980
Location: Off Umpqua River, Reedsport, Oregon
Shark species: 4 m to 5 m [13' to 16.5'] Great white shark
Name of victim: Christopher Cowan
Age of victim: 29 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Surfing
Injury: Thigh lacerated

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