Gabon | Unspecified | Owendo

Incident Details:

year: 1956
location: Owendo
area: Unspecified
country: Gabon
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: P. Allen
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal
species detail:
source: Alton Evening Telegraph 12-15-1956 p.4
species: unknown shark
date: Reported 15-Dec-1956
activity: Swimming

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1956 on the date reported as Reported 15-Dec-1956 - P. Allen, a male aged unknown was Swimming near Owendo. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked P. Allen. The attack was fatal