South Atlantic Ocean | In Convoy Ob 274 | Off Sierra Leone

Incident Details:

year: 1941
location: Off Sierra Leone
area: In Convoy Ob 274
country: South Atlantic Ocean
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: David Hay
gender: M
age: 19
injury: Clothing torn by sharks
time: 19h55
species detail:
source: The London Gazette 7-8-1941
species: unknown shark
date: 29-Jan-41
activity: Rescuing seaman after ship sunk by German raider

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1941 on the date reported as 29-Jan-41 - David Hay, a male aged 19 was Rescuing seaman after ship sunk by German raider near Off Sierra Leone. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked David Hay. The attack was non-fatal (Clothing torn by sharks)