Madagascar | Unspecified | Unspecified

Incident Details:

year: 1844
location: Unspecified
area: Unspecified
country: Madagascar
fatality: fatal
species: unknown
victim: Mr. Andrews
gender: M
age: unknown
injury: fatal
time:
species detail:
source: GSAF
species: unknown shark
date: 1844
activity: Portuguese seaman fell overboard. Boat lowered to pick up with 1st mate & 4 crew but done hurriedly & all were thrown into the water. As a second boat was lowered a shark went after the 1st mate but he was rescued. Then the shark went after Mr. Andrews

Reconstruction of the Shark Attack

In the year 1844 on the date reported as 1844 - Mr. Andrews, a male aged unknown was Portuguese seaman fell overboard. Boat lowered to pick up with 1st mate & 4 crew but done hurriedly & all were thrown into the water. As a second boat was lowered a shark went after the 1st mate but he was rescued. Then the shark went after Mr. Andrews near Unspecified. An unknown shark was reported to have attacked Mr. Andrews. The attack was fatal