South Africa | KZN | Splash Rock Port Edward

Incident Details:

year: 1957
location: Splash Rock Port Edward
area: KZN
country: South Africa
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Donald Webster
gender: M
age: 20
injury: Lacerations on head & neck
time: 10h30
species detail:
source: Natal Mercury 12-27-1957 M. Levine GSAF
species: unknown shark
date: 26-Dec-57
activity: Skindiving

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1957 on the date reported as 26-Dec-57 - Donald Webster, a male aged 20 was Skindiving near Splash Rock Port Edward. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Donald Webster. The attack was non-fatal (Lacerations on head & neck)