July 29, 1960

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

On this day in south west Hertfordshire

First published in News Watford Observer: Photograph of the Author by , Nostalgia Editor

A 13-year-old schoolboy Eric Waller, of 357 Prestwick Road, Oxhey, Watford, caught a 125-pound shark 14 miles out from Newquay, Cornwall, on Sunday, the biggest shark caught by rod and line off Newquay.

[From the Watford Observer of July 29, 1960]

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