Shark Attacks That Happened January 23

Here are the historical accounts of shark attacks that took place on January 23:

Date Name Sex Age Time Country Area Location Activity Injury Species Sp_Length
1 23-Jan-2009 Dr. Pat Lockie M 07h30 Australia Victoria 13th Beach – Melborne West Surfing bite wounds to right hand
2 23-Jan-2007 Eric Nerhus M 41 10h30 Australia New South Wales Cape Howe Diving deep gashes in his head, chest and back. White 118
3 23-Jan-2006 Rowgirls an ocean rowing boat. Occupants: Sally Kettle Claire Mills & Sue McMillan F Open Ocean 800 miles from land 800 miles from land Rowing No injury to occupants; a shark accidentally caught in a line threatened to rip out the transom
4 23-Jan-1996 Christopher Riley M 33 USA Florida Florida Keys, Monroe County Wading Shark bit his leg after he grabbed its tail & wouldn’t let go SPI Nurse 36
5 23-Jan-1993 Charles Roberto Soares Veras M 28 BRAZIL Pernambuco Piedade Body boarding Left Leg Bitten
6 23-Jan-1992 Noor-Mubeen Shaik M 19 17h30 South Africa KZN Isipingo Swimming Right foot lacerated Bull 55
7 23-Jan-1970 Zulu Soto M 14 MOZAMBIQUE Limpopo River 3.2 km inland Swimming Hands severed forearm severely lacerated
8 23-Jan-1970 Betual Tivane M 16 MOZAMBIQUE Limpopo River Gijana 150 km inland Swimming Leg severed at knee Bull
9 23-Jan-1970 Mabua Mogadura M 12 MOZAMBIQUE Limpopo River Gijana 150 km inland Swimming Arm severed thigh bitten Bull
10 23-Jan-1970 Elissane Mobunda M 10 MOZAMBIQUE Limpopo River Gijana 150 km inland Swimming Leg severed at knee Bull
11 23-Jan-1965 Ronald Bowers M 22 13h00 South Africa KZN Country Club Beach Durban Lifesaving No injury ski bitten White 144
12 23-Jan-1964 John Carlson M 39 16h00 South Africa Eastern Cape Province Nahoon Body surfing Heel & ankle bitten
13 23-Jan-1952 Bernard Montessier M MAURITIUS Port Louis Spearfishing Right foot lacerated by a larger shark. Lost several toes SPI
14 23-Jan-1949 Ray Land M 20 15h00 Australia New South Wales Bar Beach Newcastle Lifesaving Fatal – White 143
15 23-Jan-1940 Maxwell Farrin M 13 10h40 Australia New South Wales North Brighton Botany Bay Swimming Fatal – left leg severed 120
16 23-Jan-1904 Charley Smith M NEW CALEDONIA NEW CALEDONIA Noumea Bathing Fatal –
17 23-Jan-1882 George Sinclair M Australia New South Wales Darling Harbor, Sydney Bathing Fatal –
18 23-Jan-1832 Male M AUSTRALIA New South Wales Sydney Bathing Laceration to leg

Shark Attacks That Happened January 16

Here are the historical accounts of shark attacks that took place on January 16:

Date Name Sex Age Time Country Area Location Activity Injury Species Sp_Length
1 16-Jan-2013 Paul Santos M 43 17h00 USA Hawaii Kiholo Bay Surfing Left forearm bitten tiger 180
2 16-Jan-2009 Tane Tokona M NEW ZEALAND South Island Karitane Beach Surfing No injury,shark bumped board with nose
3 16-Jan-1996 Robert Rogowicz M 53 15h45 USA Hawaii Ka’eleki’I Point Maui Swimming Lacerations to left foot & right shin Tiger
4 16-Jan-1985 small speedboat occupan: Paul McNally NEW ZEALAND South Island Christchurch Research No injury to occupant shark bit boat 236
5 16-Jan-1965 A.W.F. Patterson M 20 16h40 South Africa KZN Country Club Beach Durban Body surfing Right thigh punctured
6 16-Jan-1962 Mr. Reynish & Mr. Meikle NEW ZEALAND South Island Pigeon Bay Canterbury Fishing No injury to occupants hooked shark attacked boat SPI Red 190
7 16-Jan-1960 Kenneth William Murray M 13 15h30 Australia New South Wales Just below Roseville Bridge opposite Killarney picnic reserve Middle Harbor Sydney Freediving Fatal – right leg severed above knee surgically amputated but died 9 days later Bull
8 16-Jan-1956 Lester Burton M 33 COSTA RICA San Juan River Swimming Fatal – leg severed
9 16-Jan-1956 Stephen Conedo M 18 Australia Queensland Palm Island – (Torres Strait) Diving Lacerations to thighs, Badly mauled by shark
10 16-Jan-1950 Gilbert S. Hotta M Night USA Hawaii Kahakuloa Maui Fishing Fatal -His remains were recovered from a “huge shark” caught 3 days later
11 16-Jan-1944 Boat Australia Western Australia Cottesloe, Perth Fishing No injury, shark took day’s catch & struck boat
12 16-Jan-1930 Servy LeRoux M 23 17h30 South Africa Western Cape Province Melkbaai False Bay Swimming Torso & arm bitten White 179
13 16-Jan-1920 David Miller M 12 10h00 Australia New South Wales Swimming Fatal – Leg bitten. Fatal
14 16-Jan-1884 Mr. Meyer M South Africa Eastern Cape Province South Jetty Port Elizabeth Swimming Fatal –
15 16-Jan-1864 Unknown M NEW ZEALAND Stewart Island Stewart Island Boating – Boat filled with water Fatal –

Shark Attacks That Happened January 9

Here are the historical accounts of shark attacks that took place on January 9:

Date Name Sex Age Time Country Area Location Activity Injury Species Sp_Length
1 09-Jan-2010 Female F VIETNAM Binh Dinh Province Quy Nhon Unknown Minor injuries
2 09-Jan-2010 Mang Duc Hanh M 17h00 VIETNAM Binh Dinh Province Quy Nhon Unknown Right wrist bitten
3 09-Jan-2010 Nguyen Minh Tuan M 06h45 VIETNAM Binh Dinh Province Quy Nhon Bathing Severe bite to forearm
4 09-Jan-2010 Reenie Morrissey F 9 Australia Queensland Thursday Island ( Torres Strait Islands ) Snorkelling bit her twice on the knee Whitetip 36
5 09-Jan-2007 Dave Sparkes M 06h30 Australia New South Wales Sandbar Beach Surfing No Injury attack surfboard White 94
6 09-Jan-2001 Larry McCash M USA California Sunset Cliffs San Diego Surfing Foot bruised board dinged Blackfin 84
7 09-Jan-1994 Gary Cochrane M 23 Australia Queensland Katana Downs Reach Brisbane River Swimming Hamstring bitten 62
8 09-Jan-1991 Grant Kenny M Australia Western Australia Scarborough Surf skiing No injury shark brushed ski 157
9 09-Jan-1974 Terry Manuel M 26 Australia South Australia Streaky Bay Diving Fatal – right leg severed White
10 09-Jan-1973 Robert Sterling M USA Hawaii Ho’okipa Beach Pa’ia Maui Surfing Leg bitten 60
11 09-Jan-1970 Unknown M ENGLAND Devon Teignmouth FishinAttempted to return injured shark to the sea Leg Bitten Blue 96
12 09-Jan-1966 Dennis Vorster M 15 14h00 South Africa KZN Umkomaas Body surfing Lower legs bitten 76
13 09-Jan-1965 Lohia Raho a male M 30 NEW GUINEA Off Gaire Village Freediving Fatal – Whaler 190
14 09-Jan-1958 Derryck Garth Prinsloo M 42 07h30 South Africa KZN Scottburgh Standing Fatal – mauled below waist femoral artery severed White 150
15 09-Jan-1924 Charles Brown M 16 16h00 Australia New South Wales Near Asbestos Works Camellia Parramatta River Swimming Fatal – right thigh severely bitten left arm lacerated 120
16 09-Jan-1919 Richard Simpson M 13 07h30 Australia New South Wales Sirius Cove Sydney Harbor Wading Fatal – right thigh bitten 144
17 09-Jan- 1874 Thomas Thompson M Australia New South Wales Darling Harbor Sydney Bathing Calf severely bitten
18 09-Jan-1873 aboriginal male M AUSTRALIA Queensland White Cliffs Bathing Injuries not known at this time Hammerhead
19 09-Jan-1870 John Saunders M Australia Queensland Brisbane River Bathing Thigh Bitten
20 09-Jan-1858 crewman from the Shepherdess M TONGA Vava’u Vava’u Boating – Jumped overboard while intoxicated Fatal –

Shark Attacks That Happened December 19

Here are the historical accounts of shark attacks that took place on December 19:

Date Name Sex Age Time Country Area Location Activity Injury Species Sp_Length
1 19-Dec-2012 Richard Wands M 32 0830 AUSTRALIA Western Australia Trigg Beach Surfing No injury Tiger 72
2 19-Dec-2008 Boat Attacked Open Ocean 900 offshore 900 offshore in Atlantic Ocean Boating No Injury Hammerhead 108
3 19-Dec-2008 Ken Lindberg M New Zealand Auckland Maraetai Beach Fishing with nets 10 stitches above his ankle, four stitches to close his severed Achilles tendon and will not regain any feeling around his little toe. Copper
4 19-Dec-2007 Wayne Francis Johanning M 53 British Virgin Islands British Virgin Islands Green Bay Scuba Diving Fatal – Probably drowned then scavenged – searchers found the victim’s partly eaten body parts surrounded by tiger sharks. Tiger
5 19-Dec-1989 George Sohswel M USA Hawaii 90 miles east of Hilo Hawai’i Left leg & foot bitten by shark brought onboard. SPI
6 19-Dec-1981 Lewis Boren M 24 Evening USA California South Moss Beach Spanish Bay Monterey Peninsula Surfing Fatal – torso bitten White 276
7 19-Dec-1977 Raymond Brockway M 27 USA Florida Hobe Sound, Palm Beach County Surfing Laceration to right hand
8 19-Dec-1977 Kim Pearce M 18 10h00 South Africa Eastern Cape Province Qolera River Surfing Both legs bitten 2 days later gangrene necessitated surgical amputation of left leg at mid-thigh Tiger 120
9 19-Dec-1965 David Fellows M 14h00 JOHNSTON ISLAND Freediving No injury Grey Reef
10 19-Dec-1961 20′ boat of Frank Stocker Australia South Australia Cowell Fishing No injury to occupant; shark leapt into boat 108
11 19-Dec-1959 Mamerto Daanong Tomas Inog & others M 12h15 PHILIPPINES Masbate Balud Sea Disaster 65 people survived 27 perished. Several people were bitten & one man lost his leg to a shark.
12 19-Dec-1959 Stanley Arthur Mullen M 29 06h00 Australia Queensland Off Wynnum in Moreton Bay near Brisbane Swimming Fatal –
13 19-Dec-1950 Swimmer 2 Australia New South Wales Jervis Bay Swimming Legs Bitten Wobbegong 72
14 19-Dec-1950 Swimmer 1 Australia New South Wales Jervis Bay Swimming Legs Bitten Wobbegong 72
15 19-Dec-1940 Jack Ryan M Australia Queensland Double Island Beach Minor injury to leg
16 19-Dec-1936 Racing scull occupant: C.E. Slaughter Queensland sculling champion Australia Queensland Brisbane River No injury to occupant. Shark damaged scull tooth fragments recovered 120
17 19-Dec-1899 J. Richardson M Afternoon Australia Queensland Tingalpa Creek Fell into the water Lower leg bitten

Shark Attacks That Happened December 12

Here are the historical accounts of shark attacks that took place on December 12:

Date Name Sex Age Time Country Area Location Activity Injury Species Sp_Length
1 12-Dec-2009 Life Saver Boat 07h30 AUSTRALIA New South Wales Hawks Nest Beach Boating – Rowing No Injury – Shark grabbed Boats oar. White
2 12-Dec-2000 Michael Loxton M 47 14h30 FIJI Taveuni Garden Island Resort Swimming Fatal – leg severed 240
3 12-Dec-1978 Phillip ‘Flip’ Steenkamp M 23 16h45 South Africa KZN Sodwana Spearfishing Fatal – legs bitten White 88
4 12-Dec-1974 G. Allen 32 Australia Western Australia Geographe Bay Survived
5 12-Dec-1958 Sailor of tuna vessel No.12 Taiyo Marei M 22 11h00 AMERICAN SAMOA Tutuila Island Van Camp wharf Boat Repair Fatal – left thigh & hip bitten Tiger
6 12-Dec-1943 James Crawford Matthews M 17 11h30 South Africa KZN Inyoni Rocks Amazimtoti Treading water Fatal – abdomen buttock & thigh lacerated
7 12-Dec-1936 George Lundberg M 15 11h30 Australia New South Wales Throsby Creek Newcastle Swimming Fatal – leg severed at knee
8 12-Dec-1923 Leo Wohill M AUSTRALIA New South Wales Murwillumbah, Tweed River Swimming Lacerations to leg
9 12-Dec-1877 Male 1 Australia New South Wales Near Sydney Boating – Fell Overboard Fatal –
10 12-Dec-1877 Male 2 M Australia New South Wales Near Sydney Boating – Fell Overboard Fatal –