Tasman Sea | 35?39 : 165?8' | Alongside the whaler Marianne

Incident Details:

year: 1835
location: Alongside the whaler Marianne
area: 35?39 : 165?8'
country: Tasman Sea
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: male
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: Savagely bitten but apparently survived
species detail:
source: G.P. Whitley p. 259
species: unknown shark
date: 06-Jan-1835
activity: Hooking into a whale

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1835 on the date reported as 06-Jan-1835 - male, a male aged unknown was Hooking into a whale near Alongside the whaler Marianne. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked male. The attack was non-fatal (Savagely bitten but apparently survived)