Hong Kong | Unspecified | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1954
location: Unspecified
area: Unspecified
country: Hong Kong
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: Naval Rating
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal thigh bitten
species detail:
source: V.M. Coppleson (1958) p.260
species: unknown shark
date: Jun-54
activity: Bathing alongside ship

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1954 on the date reported as Jun-54 - Naval Rating, a male aged unknown was Bathing alongside ship near Unspecified. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Naval Rating. The attack was fatal