January, 20th Shark Attacks that happened on January, 20th

In an attempt to contact other survivors and correct our database to ensure every incident is correct we have started “Attacks in History”.

Every few days we will post all the incidents that happened on that date.

We ask Survivors to please contact us – Your Fellow Shark Survivors.

Those interested in sharky incidents if you should happen to see an error or have news clipping on any of these incidents please send us the info.

Shark Attack Survivors

January, 20th

 

1

20-Jan-2011

Mia Merlini

F

7

Lacerations to both legs

17h00

AUSTRALIA

New South Wales

Cudgen Creek

Swimming

2

20-Jan-2005

Hurdenis Jérez

M

19

Left foot severed

CUBA

Santiago de Cuba Province

Uvero

Swimming

3

20-Jan-1997

Werner Schonhofer

M

41

Fatal – Presumed Fatal no body recovered shark mutilated wetsuit & harness recovered

18h00

Australia

Western Australia

Geraldton

Windsurfing

4

20-Jan-1989

Earl Dunnam

M

10

Foot bitten

USA

Hawaii

Waialua Beach Moloka’i

Body Boarding

5

20-Jan-1988

child

Survived

South Africa

KZN

Umkomaas

6

20-Jan-1975

David Barrowman

M

17

Fatal -, body not recovered

Australia

South Australia

Coffin Bay

Surfing

7

20-Jan-1953

Ernest Lamerton

M

61

Finger bitten by hooked shark

AUSTRALIA

South Australia

Largs Bay

Fishing

8

20-Jan-1944

Anthony Bunn

M

22

Fatal – right thigh lacerated femoral artery severed

13h15

South Africa

KZN

North Beach Durban

Body surfing

9

20-Jan-1927

Andrew I. Brown

M

Both thighs lacerated

11h45

South Africa

Eastern Cape Province

Kidd’s Beach

Body surfing

10

20-Jan-1906

Ramdayal

M

30

Fatal – hips & thigh bitten

12h00

South Africa

KZN

Back Beach Durban

Washing

11

20-Jan-1887

Whittle

M

Fatal –

03h00

13º45’S, 27º20’W

13º45’S, 27º20’W

13º45’S, 27º20’W

Sea Disaster

12

20-Jan-1883

John Eaton

M

Fatal –

Morning

Australia

New South Wales

Iron Cove,Sydney

Bathing

13

20-Jan-1875

Male

M

Forehead bitten

Australia

Queensland

Mary River

Bathing