Panama | San Blas Islands | Off Diable Island

Incident Details:

year: 1960
location: Off Diable Island
area: San Blas Islands
country: Panama
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Eddie Dawkins
gender: M
age: 27
injury: Face lacerated
time: 08h30
species detail:
source: E. Dawkins M.D.
species: unknown shark
date: 29-May-60
activity: Spearfishing free diving possibly ascended into path of cruising shark

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1960 on the date reported as 29-May-60 - Eddie Dawkins, a male aged 27 was Spearfishing free diving possibly ascended into path of cruising shark near Off Diable Island. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Eddie Dawkins. The attack was non-fatal (Face lacerated)