Sierra Leone | Unspecified | Freetown

Incident Details:

year: 1944
location: Freetown
area: Unspecified
country: Sierra Leone
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: Keith Meaden
gender: M
age: 18
injury: fatal
species detail:
source: Royal Navy Casualties
species: unknown shark
date: 8-Nov-44

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1944 on the date reported as 8-Nov-44 - Keith Meaden, a male aged 18 was near Freetown. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Keith Meaden. The attack was fatal