Palau | Western Caroline Islands | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1973
location: Unspecified
area: Western Caroline Islands
country: Palau
fatality: non-fatal
species: Grey reef
victim: Bill Curtsinger
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: Hand & right shoulder lacerated
species detail: Grey reef shark
source: National Geographic January 1995 p.56-57
species: Grey reef shark
date: 1973
activity: Scuba diving & U/W photography

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1973 on the date reported as 1973 - Bill Curtsinger, a male aged unknown was Scuba diving & U/W photography near Unspecified. A Grey reef shark was reported to have attacked Bill Curtsinger. The attack was non-fatal (Hand & right shoulder lacerated)