Indian Ocean | Between Perth & Colombo | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1888
location: Unspecified
area: Between Perth & Colombo
country: Indian Ocean
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: E. Burnside
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: Foot severed
time:
species detail:
source: West Australian 12-25-1888
species: unknown shark
date: Reported 25-Dec-1888
activity: Swimming

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1888 on the date reported as Reported 25-Dec-1888 - E. Burnside, a male aged unknown was Swimming near Unspecified. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked E. Burnside. The attack was non-fatal (Foot severed)