Australia | New South Wales | Sydney

Incident Details:

year: 1962
location: Sydney
area: New South Wales
country: Australia
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: B. May
gender: M
age: 26
injury: No injury shark bit spear & dragged diver 90'
species detail: 3 m [10'] shark
source: H.D. Baldridge p.183 SAF #1130
species: unknown shark
date: 29-Nov-62
activity: Spearfishing Scuba diving

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1962 on the date reported as 29-Nov-62 - B. May, a male aged 26 was Spearfishing Scuba diving near Sydney. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked B. May. The attack was non-fatal (No injury shark bit spear & dragged diver 90')