Kiribati | Phoenix Islands | Canton Island

Incident Details:

year: 1956
location: Canton Island
area: Phoenix Islands
country: Kiribati
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Dusty Rhodes
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: No injury
species detail:
source: J. Oetzel Skin Diver Magazine March 1956 p.19
species: unknown shark
date: Before 1956
activity: Diving

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1956 on the date reported as Before 1956 - Dusty Rhodes, a male aged unknown was Diving near Canton Island. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Dusty Rhodes. The attack was non-fatal (No injury)