Saudi Arabia | Eastern Province | East of the Ras Tanura-Jubail area

Incident Details:

year: 1945
location: East of the Ras Tanura-Jubail area
area: Eastern Province
country: Saudi Arabia
fatality: fatal
species: Blacktip
victim: a pearl diver
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal died of sepsis
time:
species detail: a black-tipped shark
source: G.F. Mead
species: Blacktip shark
date: 1940 - 1950
activity: Diving

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1945 on the date reported as 1940 - 1950 - a pearl diver, a male aged unknown was Diving near East of the Ras Tanura-Jubail area . A Blacktip shark was reported to have attacked a pearl diver. The attack was fatal