1758.00.00


Case Number1758.00.00
Date1758
Year1758
TypeUnprovoked
CountryMEDITERRANEAN SEA
AreaBinh Dinh Province
LocationFullerís Bay
ActivityFell overboard from a frigate & was swallowed by a shark. The captain fired a gun at the shark, and "the creature cast the man out of his throat."
Namesailor
SexM
Age13
Injury"He was taken up alive and but little injured."
Fatal (Y/N)N
Time11h00
Species"The fish was harpooned, dried, and presented to the sailor, who went round Europe exhibiting it It was said to be 20 feet long.
Investigator or SourceA.M. Hodgkin