Sierra Leone | Unspecified | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1889
location: Unspecified
area: Unspecified
country: Sierra Leone
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: English sailor
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal
species detail:
source: NY Times 1-20-1889
species: unknown shark
date: Jan-1889
activity: Cleaning the side of a ship

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1889 on the date reported as Jan-1889 - English sailor, a male aged unknown was Cleaning the side of a ship near Unspecified. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked English sailor. The attack was fatal