Shark attack at In Matawan Creek, off NJ Clay Company brickyards at Cliffwood, Monmouth County, 9.5 miles from the sea, New Jersey, Usa

Shark attack details: In Matawan Creek, off NJ Clay Company brickyards at Cliffwood, Monmouth County, 9.5 miles from the sea, New Jersey, 12-Jul-1916
Date of attack: Jul 12th 1916
Location: In Matawan Creek, off NJ Clay Company brickyards at Cliffwood, Monmouth County, 9.5 miles from the sea, New Jersey
Shark species: Said to involve a 2.7 m [9'] shark
Name of victim: John Dunn
Age of victim: 12 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Swimming
Injury: Lower left leg bitten, surgically amputated

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