1749.00.00


Case Number1749.00.00
Date1749
Year1749
TypeUnprovoked
CountryCUBA
AreaHavana Province
LocationHavana Harbor
ActivitySwimming
NameBrook Watson
SexM
Age14
InjuryRight leg severed at knee. In 1796 he became Lord Mayor of London. In 1778 he commissioned American artist, John Singleton Copley, to paint the incident: Watson and the Shark
Fatal (Y/N)N
TimeBefore daybreak
SpeciesWhite shark, 3 m [10']rk
Investigator or SourceGSAF