Samoa | Upolu Island | Apia Harbor

Incident Details:

year: 1913
location: Apia Harbor
area: Upolu Island
country: Samoa
fatality: non-fatal
species: unknown
victim: German sailor
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: Leg severed
species detail:
source: Coppleson (1962) p.247
species: unknown shark
date: 27-Mar-13

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1913 on the date reported as 27-Mar-13 - German sailor, a male aged unknown was near Apia Harbor. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked German sailor. The attack was non-fatal (Leg severed)