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June 03, 2007

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Robert Smerko

the attack was july 12, 1916- 2:00-3:00pm behind the old brick factory on dock street--Lester did not scream! I knew Mr. Cartan, a survivor of the attack, he was 14 yrs. old then and was sitting on the dock after he just got out of the water when this happen. He said they thought the shark was a large piece of drift wood till it grabbed Lester--but no screams from him at all- on the other hand, Fisher, had his butt taken off and parts of his legs and bleed to death at the train station or on his way-we can't seem to get the facts streight on that one-- But Mr. Cartan certainly was very descriptive in telling me in his living room his story and what it was like--most interesting, hope this helps- thanks Bob s.

Robert Smerko

the attack was july 12, 1916- 2:00-3:00pm behind the old brick factory on dock street--Lester did not scream! I knew Mr. Cartan, a survivor of the attack, he was 14 yrs. old then and was sitting on the dock after he just got out of the water when this happen. He said they thought the shark was a large piece of drift wood till it grabbed Lester--but no screams from him at all- on the other hand, Fisher, had his butt taken off and parts of his legs and bleed to death at the train station or on his way-we can't seem to get the facts streight on that one-- But Mr. Cartan certainly was very descriptive in telling me in his living room his story and what it was like--most interesting, hope this helps- thanks Bob s.

Darrell Bowles

They never proved that the remains inside the Raritan White Shark were that of any of the victims. Furthermore, it's merely a myth that the 8.5' white was responsible for the attack. White sharks do not swim 11 miles into fresh water. The bull shark, however, does so frequently to have it's young. Bulls have a special feature in their livers that allow them to adjust to varying salinities in water. One bull was caught in the Missisippi River, as far north as Indiana. It is feasablle that a white attacked Bruder and Vansant, though it was never proven. The "rogue shark" theory that one shark is responsible for a series of attacks has mever been proven either, as sharks are nomadic, and often travel 60 miles of coastline a day.

denise

I have the dvd about it cool very cool

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