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    A list of all shark attacks occurring in the Melbourne area.

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  1. MELBOURNE. February 8.
    The Northern Miner (Charters Towers, Qld. : 1874 - 1954) Wednesday 9 February 1876 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Arrived from London: "Zealandria." A fire broke out in Swanston-street on Sunday night. A large number of shops were destroyed. A verandah, crowded w ... 59 words
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  2. BATHING AT EMERALD HILL.
    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Wednesday 31 January 1877 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The disappearance of the unfortunate man Marks at Emerald Hill on Sunday, has led to the inference that he was killed by a shark, and remarks have be ... 502 words
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  3. The Emerald Hill Mystery.
    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 29 January 1877 p 3 Article
    Abstract: Our readers doubtless are acquainted with the facts of a somewhat mysterious circumstance which occurred on the Emerald Hill Beach yesterday morning, ... 556 words
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  4. A Ferocious Shark.
    Miners' Advocate and Northumberland Recorder (Newcastle, NSW : 1873 - 1876) Wednesday 9 February 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A telegram to the E News says:—A youth aged 18 named Peter Rooney, in company with Robert Balleny, went to Emerald-hill Beach on Sunday morning to ba ... 134 words
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  5. Killed by a Shark.
    Yorke's Peninsula Advertiser and Miners' and Farmers' Journal (SA : 1875 - 1878) Friday 18 February 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A young man named Peter Rooney, eighteen years of age, while bathing on Sunday morning near Emerald-hill, was seized by a huge shark, and torn in 480 words
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  6. KILLED BY A SHARK.
    Advocate (Melbourne, Vic. : 1868 - 1954) Saturday 12 February 1876 p 15 Article
    Abstract: ON Sunday morning a young man named Peter Rooney, aged 18 years, and living in a right-of-way off Lonsdale-street, went with Robt. Johnson, a plumber ... 964 words
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  7. KILLED BY A SHARK.
    Mount Alexander Mail (Vic. : 1854 - 1917) Tuesday 8 February 1876 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A most horrible Occurrence, which however melancholy as regards the persons immediately concerned, will not, it is hoped, be altogether devoid of goo ... 772 words
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  8. Seized by a Shark.
    Evening News (Sydney, NSW : 1869 - 1931) Tuesday 6 February 1877 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The body of the man William Marks, who was supposed to have been killed by a shark on Sunday morning last (says the Melbourne Argus) was observed flo ... 223 words
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    William Marks American shark attack victim 1877, body found on Wednesday after disappearing while swimming on Sunday. Victim had large shark bites.

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  9. KILLED BY A SHARK.
    The Australasian (Melbourne, Vic. : 1864 - 1946) Saturday 3 February 1877 p 21 Article
    Abstract: A Mr. Dosson, residing at Sandridge, reported to the police there that on Sunday morning while walking on the beach between the Chinamen's huts and t ... 584 words
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  10. The Old Shark Tragedy Reviving Incident of Terrible Death
    Record (Emerald Hill, Vic. : 1881 - 1954) Saturday 14 October 1933 p 5 Article
    Abstract: Cr. Charles Cromach, of South Yarra, in a letter to Mr. E. C. Crockford (Town Clerk, S.M.), referring to the old Emerald Hill shark fatality, 310 words
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  11. A MAN KILLED BY A SHARK.
    The Riverine Herald (Echuca, Vic. : Moama, NSW : 1869 - 1954; 1998 - 2002) Tuesday 30 January 1877 p 2 Article
    Abstract: The beach in the vicinity of the rifle butts at Albert Park was, yesterday morning the scene of a most melancholy occurrence, and one which is render ... 507 words
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  12. SWIMMER TAKEN BY SHARK. MELBOURNE, June 11.
    The Telegraph (Brisbane, Qld. : 1872 - 1947) Friday 12 June 1914 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Yesterday afternoon, a man named Croxford, 43, an auctioneer, of Windsor, was taken by a shark,, when bathing off Sandringham beach. The unfortunate 157 words
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  13. Spear Fisherman Drowns After Attack By Shark MELBOURNE, Dec. 12.
    The Advertiser (Adelaide, SA : 1931 - 1954) Monday 13 December 1954 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A spear fisherman is believed to have drowned after being attacked by a shark off 90 words
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  14. DEPARTURES. None. PROJECTED DEPARTURES.
    The Colonist (Sydney, NSW : 1835 - 1840) Saturday 7 September 1839 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Hero, barque, 179 tons Oppenheim, for Batavia, this day. Agents, R. How and Co. Heber, ship, 441 tons, Thomas, for Batavia, this day. Agents, A. B. S ... 1001 words
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  15. Killed by a Shark.
    Gympie Times and Mary River Mining Gazette (Qld. : 1868 - 1919) Wednesday 1 March 1876 p 3 Article
    Abstract: A young man named Peter Rooney, eighteen years of ago, a stone mason by trade, and residing with his mother in Little Leichhardt-street, off Londsdal ... 2923 words
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  16. KILLED BY A SHARK.
    Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918, 1935) Saturday 12 February 1876 p 13 Article
    Abstract: A young man named Peter Rooney, eighteen years of age, a stone mason by trade, and residing with his mother in Little Leichhardt-strect, off Lonsdale ... 365 words
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  17. A MAN KILLED BY A SHARK.
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 3 February 1877 p 5 Article
    Abstract: The beach in the vicinity of the rifle butts at Albert Park was on Sunday morning the scene of a most melancholy occurrence, and one which is rendere ... 914 words
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  18. SUMMARY OF NEWS.
    Border Watch (Mount Gambier, SA : 1861 - 1954) Wednesday 14 February 1877 p 3 Article
    Abstract: It has been found by the coroner's jury that the man William Marks who disappeared whilst bathing at the Emerald Hill baths, and was supposed to be e ... 707 words
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  19. DEATH FROM SHARK IN HOBSON'S BAY.
    The Star (Ballarat, Vic. : 1855 - 1864) Wednesday 17 March 1858 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A fatal accident occurred in Hobson's Bay on Sunday afternoon, about 3 o'clock, from the bite of a shark. Several of the seamen belonging to the Swed ... 400 words
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  20. GENERAL INTELLIGENCE.
    Tasmanian Weekly News (Hobart Town, Tas. : 1858) Saturday 20 March 1858 p 1 Article
    Abstract: ON Sunday afternoon, ns a sailor, belonging the Swedish barque Constance, which lies anchor about three-quarters of a mile from. Williamstown was bat ... 403 words
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  21. STEAM POSTAL COMMUNICATION.
    Empire (Sydney, NSW : 1850 - 1875) Monday 12 November 1855 p 5 Article
    Abstract: At the last monthly meeting of the Melbourne Chamber of Commerce, Mr. Woolley read the following proposal in reference to the re-establishment of ste ... 1589 words
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  22. SEIZED BY A SHARK.
    Leader (Melbourne, Vic. : 1862 - 1918, 1935) Saturday 6 July 1889 p 23 Article
    Abstract: An accident which it is feared has been attended with fatal consequences occurred on the arrival of the four-masted ship Drummuir, from Liverpool, at ... 341 words
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  23. FISHING TRAGEDY FINDING OP MAGISTRATE BOYS SEIZED BY SHARKS.
    The Evening Echo (Ballarat, Vic. : 1914 - 1918) Monday 5 March 1917 p 4 Article
    Abstract: In the opinion of Mr Cohen, P.M., who conducted an inquiry into the disappearance of Monte Robinson and Andrew McNeil, both aged 17 years, 264 words
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  24. MISSING BOYS. INQUIRY TO BE MADE. MELBOURNE, Monday.
    The Bendigo Independent (Vic. : 1891 - 1918) Tuesday 28 November 1916 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Some time ago Mr. R. Beckett, in the Legislative Council referred to the case of two boys--Monte Robinson and Andrew McNeil--who were missing from Ca ... 187 words
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  25. SEIZED BY SHARKS YOUNG FISHERS DISAPPEAR
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 10 March 1917 p 23 Article
    Abstract: Mr. P. Cohen, P.M., who, on January 31, conducted an inquiry into the disappearance of Monte Robinson and Andrew M'Neill, each aged 17, while fishing 395 words
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  26. DINGHY AND OCCUPANTS MISSING CHELSEA, Monday.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Tuesday 4 April 1916 p 9 Article
    Abstract: MOnte Robinson, aged 18, and Andrew M'Neil, aged 17, hired a dinghy from Mr. Vagg, of Carrum, on Saturday. They were noticed by him at 7 p.m. fishing ... 107 words
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  27. CARRUM BOATING TRAGEDY. BOAT FOUND AT FRANKSTON, Tuesday.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Wednesday 5 April 1916 p 11 Article
    Abstract: The boat in which the two lads Monte Robinson and Andrew M'Neil went out fishing from Carrum on Saturday was found, keel upwards, about a mile and a 65 words
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  28. Missing Fisherman. SHARK TRAGEDY FEARED.
    Daily Mercury (Mackay, Qld. : 1906 - 1954) Wednesday 2 December 1936 p 7 Article
    Abstract: MELBOURNE, Dec. 1. --Fears are held that Frederick Swan (40) a fisherman of Parkdale, who went fishing in Port Phillip Bay yesterday, has been 106 words
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  29. Volunteer divers search for body
    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 13 December 1954 p 3 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Five aqua-lung divers left Melbourne in a police car this afternoon to search for the spear fisherman who disappeared off Point Lonsdale on Saturday. ... 561 words
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  30. Divers coll off search near Heads
    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Tuesday 14 December 1954 p 11 Article
    Abstract: Five aqua-lung divers have abandoned their search for a spear fisherman missing off 105 words
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  31. TAKEN BY A SHARK
    Lithgow Mercury (NSW : 1898 - 1954) Monday 15 June 1914 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A Melbourne report has states that on Thursday afternoon, a man named Croxford, (43), an auctioneer, of Windsor, was taken by a shark while bathing o ... 107 words
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  32. SEASIDE TRAGEDY. MR. J. E. CROXFORD THE VICTIM. SUPPOSED TO HAVE BEEN TAKEN BY A SHARK. HIS WIFE A SPECTATOR.
    Benalla Standard (Vic. : 1901 - 1931) Friday 12 June 1914 p 2 Article
    Abstract: Late Wednesday afternoon a lady who was in a state of extreme agitation arrived at Sandringham police station and elicited the sympathy and help of C ... 386 words
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  33. A SEASIDE TRAGEDY. Mr. J. E. Croxford the Victim.
    Euroa Advertiser (Vic. : 1884 - 1920) Friday 12 June 1914 p 3 Article
    Abstract: General regret was expressed locally when it became known on Thursday that Mr. J. E. Croxford, who until recently was a resident of Violet Town, 389 words
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  34. SHARK KILLS YOUTH Tragedy at Brighton
    Weekly Times (Melbourne, Vic. : 1869 - 1954) Saturday 22 February 1930 p 5 Article
    Abstract: AN awful scene was witnessed at Middle Brighton about 4.30 p.m. on February 16 when Norman Clark, 19, of Point Nepean Road, Brighton 328 words
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  35. SHARK TRAGEDY.
    The Argus (Melbourne, Vic. : 1848 - 1957) Monday 17 February 1930 p 5 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Seized by a shark about 16ft. [?]g, Norman Clark, of Point Nepean road. Brighton, was pulled under the water and drowned off the Middle Brighton Pier ... 91 words
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  36. MELBOURNE SHARK TRAGEDY. TERRIBLE FIGHT AT BRIGHTON
    The South Eastern Times (Millicent, SA : 1906 - 1954) Tuesday 18 February 1930 p 2 Article
    Abstract: A large shark attacked and carried off a young man before the eyes of hundreds of people, off Middle Brighton pier, on Saturday afternoon. Mr 278 words
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  37. SHARK VICTIM'S SISTER LEAVES ADELAIDE
    The Herald (Melbourne, Vic. : 1861 - 1954) Monday 17 February 1930 p 1 Article
    Abstract: ADELAIDE, Monday.--Mrs W. K. Penny, Charles Street, Plympton, a sister of Norman Clark, the victim of the Middle Brighton shark tragedy, 35 words
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  38. SHARK TRAGEDY OFF MIDDLE BRIGHTON. YOUTH SUDDENLY SEIZED. DISAPPEARS AFTER FIVE MINUTES' FIGHT. Crowd on Pier Witnesses Struggle.
    The Age (Melbourne, Vic. : 1854 - 1954) Monday 17 February 1930 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Melbourne's long immunity from the ravages of man-eating sharks, which has added so enormously to the popularity of the many Bayside 1501 words
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  39. VICTIM OF SHARK
    The Register News-Pictorial (Adelaide, SA : 1929 - 1931) Tuesday 18 February 1930 p 1 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: Norman William Clark, 19, of Brigton, Victoria, whose shocking death [?] the jaws of a shark was witnessed [?] hundreds of Spectators on Middle 61 words
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  40. KILLED BY SHARK
    Raymond Terrace Examiner and Lower Hunter and Port Stephens Advertiser (NSW : 1912 - 1955) Thursday 20 February 1930 p 4 Article
    Abstract: Attacked by a hark at the end Middle Brighton Pier on Saturday afternoon, Norman William Clark, aged 19 years of North Brighton. Melbourne was 274 words
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    Call News-Pictorial (Perth, WA : 1927 - 1931) Friday 21 March 1930 p 24 Article Illustrated
    Abstract: SEA SCOUTS dropping a wreath from a yacht at the spot where Norman Clark, the victim of the Middle Brighton (Vic.) shark tragedy, was last seen in th ... 41 words
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  42. Shark Rips Boat; Fisherman Missing
    The Daily Telegraph (Sydney, NSW : 1931 - 1954) Wednesday 2 December 1936 p 2 Article
    Abstract: MELBOURNE, Tuesday.--With shark teeth around a hole in its side, the dinghy in which Frederick Swan (40) went fishing yesterday was found 62 words
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  43. TAKEN BY A SHARK.
    The Charleville Times (Brisbane, Qld. : 1896 - 1954) Friday 11 December 1936 p 9 Article
    Abstract: Frederick Swan (40), fisherman, of Parkdale (Vic.). who went fishing in Port Phillip Bay on Monday last, is believed to have been taken by a 119 words
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  44. KILLED BY SHARK. Mordialloc Tragedy. PLANE SIGHTS MONSTER. MELBOURNE, Tuesday.
    The Sydney Morning Herald (NSW : 1842 - 1954) Wednesday 2 December 1936 p 15 Article
    Abstract: Charles Frederick Swan, 50, of Parkdale, was killed near Mordialloc, it is feared, by a grey nurse shark which bit a large hole in the boat from whic ... 254 words
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  45. DINGHY HOLED BY SHARK FISHERMAN'S TRAGIC END Attempts to Catch Monster Grey Nurse Melbourne, Dec. 1.
    Western Argus (Kalgoorlie, WA : 1916 - 1938) Tuesday 8 December 1936 p 25 Article
    Abstract: Charles Frederick Swan (50), of, Parkdale, was killed, it is feared, by a grey nurse shark, which bit a large hole in the boat from which 303 words
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