Indian Ocean | Unspecified | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1872
location: Unspecified
area: Unspecified
country: Indian Ocean
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: Malay pirates
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal
time:
species detail:
source: The Mercury 11-230-1872
species: unknown shark
date: Reported 30-Nov-1872
activity: Swimming to avoid capture

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1872 on the date reported as Reported 30-Nov-1872 - Malay pirates, a male aged unknown was Swimming to avoid capture near Unspecified. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Malay pirates. The attack was fatal