American Samoa | Pago Pago Tutila Island | Near tuna cannery in Pago Pago Harbor

Incident Details:

year: 1955
location: Near tuna cannery in Pago Pago Harbor
area: Pago Pago Tutila Island
country: American Samoa
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: Kosuo Mizokawa Captain of a Japanese trawler
gender: M
age: 27
injury: fatal
time:
species detail:
source: V.M. Coppleson (1958) p.263
species: unknown shark
date: 6-Jan-55
activity: Dived overboard & was swimming near stern of trawler

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1955 on the date reported as 6-Jan-55 - Kosuo Mizokawa Captain of a Japanese trawler, a male aged 27 was Dived overboard & was swimming near stern of trawler near Near tuna cannery in Pago Pago Harbor. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Kosuo Mizokawa Captain of a Japanese trawler. The attack was fatal