North Pacific Ocean | Wake Island | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1961
location: Unspecified
area: Wake Island
country: North Pacific Ocean
fatality: non-fatal
species: Grey reef
victim: Church
gender: u
age: unknown
injury: 2 severe bites on arm
time:
species detail: Grey reef shark
source: A. Buttigieg
species: Grey reef shark
date: 1961
activity: Snorkeling

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1961 on the date reported as 1961 - Church, a female aged unknown was Snorkeling near Unspecified. A Grey reef shark was reported to have attacked Church. The attack was non-fatal (2 severe bites on arm)