Australia | Queensland | Mermaid Beach

Incident Details:

year: 1963
location: Mermaid Beach
area: Queensland
country: Australia
fatality: non-fatal
species: white
victim: boat Nora occupant Bruce Harris
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: No injury to occupant netted shark rammed & bit boat PROVOKED INCIDENT
time:
species detail: 15'2 white shark
source: Miner (WA) & Warwick Daily News (Qld) 11-15-1963
species: white shark
date: 14-Nov-63
activity: Catching sharks under government contract

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1963 on the date reported as 14-Nov-63 - boat Nora occupant Bruce Harris, a male aged unknown was Catching sharks under government contract near Mermaid Beach. A white shark was reported to have attacked boat Nora occupant Bruce Harris. The attack was non-fatal (No injury to occupant netted shark rammed & bit boat PROVOKED INCIDENT)