Kiribati | Line Islands | Flint Island

Incident Details:

year: 1891
location: Flint Island
area: Line Islands
country: Kiribati
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
gender: b
age: unknown
injury: fatal Of 38 people in the water 8 were killed by sharks & 1 man's leg was severed
species detail:
source: Newark Daily Advocate 9-14-1891 Bismark Daily Tribune 9-15-1891
species: unknown shark
date: Reported 14-Sep-1891
activity: Sea Disaster canoes capsized in storm

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1891 on the date reported as Reported 14-Sep-1891 - , a female aged unknown was Sea Disaster canoes capsized in storm near Flint Island. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked . The attack was fatal