Podcast: Peter Basford’s clash with a great white on Nov 3, 1976

1976 Great White Encounter: Fourth Beach, Cliftion. Interview with Peter Basford, spearfisherman from Clifton Shark Files Reporter on Vimeo.

On November 3, 1976, Peter Basford clashed with a great white off Fourth Beach, leaving him visibly shaken. Little did he know that several weeks later Geoffrey Kirkham Spence would be bitten by a great white in almost the same location. His friend Nic de Kock remembers Peter shouting out that day: “It’s the same shark, it’s the same shark.”

Not many Capetonians are aware that Basford faced a great white earlier that month. This is his untold story….

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