Kiribati | Gilbert Islands | Beru

Incident Details:

year: 1874
location: Beru
area: Gilbert Islands
country: Kiribati
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal
species detail:
source: Daily Southern Cross 6-15-1874
species: unknown shark
date: Reported 15-Jun-1874
activity: Escaping from blackbirding vessel

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1874 on the date reported as Reported 15-Jun-1874 - , a male aged unknown was Escaping from blackbirding vessel near Beru. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked . The attack was fatal