Australia | Western Australia | Condon 88 km NE of Port Hedland

Incident Details:

year: 1923
location: Condon 88 km NE of Port Hedland
area: Western Australia
country: Australia
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: 2 Koepang Islanders
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal disappeared partial remains of one found no trace of the other
species detail:
source: V.M. Coppleson (1933) G.P. Whitley (1940) p.260 G.P. Whitley (1951) p 185 A. Sharpe p.129
species: unknown shark
date: 23-Nov-23
activity: Dry shelling

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1923 on the date reported as 23-Nov-23 - 2 Koepang Islanders, a male aged unknown was Dry shelling near Condon 88 km NE of Port Hedland. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked 2 Koepang Islanders. The attack was fatal