Australia | Queensland | Figtree Ledge Hervey Bay

Incident Details:

year: 1963
location: Figtree Ledge Hervey Bay
area: Queensland
country: Australia
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Mr. N. Warry
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: No injury shark's tail struck his armpit
time: Dawn
species detail: 4.3 m [14'] 1000-lb shark
source: Maryborough Chronicle (Qld) 12-28-1963
species: unknown shark
date: 26-Dec-63
activity: Sitting on gunwale of boat

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1963 on the date reported as 26-Dec-63 - Mr. N. Warry, a male aged unknown was Sitting on gunwale of boat near Figtree Ledge Hervey Bay. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Mr. N. Warry. The attack was non-fatal (No injury shark's tail struck his armpit)