55 foot shark caught Los Angeles, CA 1906

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05 Aug 1906,in an article in The Oregon Daily Journal of Portland, Oregon. Hooked Big Shark. From the Los Angeles Times. The largest man-eating shark ever captured in the waters of Redondo wee brought In recently by Captain Hana Carstensen of the launch Challenger.The captain wae out fishing for barracuda, ate., about three miles from shore,when he suddenly had an extra strong strike. Investigation showed that he had. captured a man-eater. The shark gave hard fight but was successfully tended. It measured 55 feet in length. This undoubtedly to the largest monster of the kind ever captured – near here. It is an extremely ugly fish, with three formidable rows of sharp teeth. It is unusually dark and is said to be a rare specimen.

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