Palau | Western Caroline Islands | Koror

Incident Details:

year: 1963
location: Koror
area: Western Caroline Islands
country: Palau
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Saburo Dooley
gender: M
age: 35
injury: Left calf lacerated
time: 03h00
species detail: Dooley believed his Injury was caused by stingray (Dasyatidae family)
source: R. Yalap M.D. H.D. Baldridge p..104
species: unknown shark
date: 4-Nov-63
activity: Fishing

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1963 on the date reported as 4-Nov-63 - Saburo Dooley, a male aged 35 was Fishing near Koror. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Saburo Dooley. The attack was non-fatal (Left calf lacerated)