Sierra Leone | Unspecified | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1829
location: Unspecified
area: Unspecified
country: Sierra Leone
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: Thomas Cargill
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: Both hands severed
species detail:
source: Hagerstown Mail 7-3-1829
species: unknown shark
date: Reported 03-Jul-1829

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1829 on the date reported as Reported 03-Jul-1829 - Thomas Cargill, a male aged unknown was near Unspecified. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Thomas Cargill. The attack was non-fatal (Both hands severed)