Yugoslavia | Near Fiume | Susak (Rijeka Istria)

Incident Details:

year: 1934
location: Susak (Rijeka Istria)
area: Near Fiume
country: Yugoslavia
fatality: fatal
species: White
victim: Agnes Novak
gender: F
age: 18
injury: fatal
species detail: White shark
source: NY Times 7-10-1934 p.15 V.M. Coppleson (1958) p. 266 D. Baldridge p.15 A. De Maddalena Giudici & Fino (1989) De Maddalena (2000)
species: White shark
date: 21-Aug-34
activity: Swimming

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1934 on the date reported as 21-Aug-34 - Agnes Novak, a female aged 18 was Swimming near Susak (Rijeka Istria). A White shark was reported to have attacked Agnes Novak. The attack was fatal