1827.06.00.B


Case Number1827.06.00.b
DateJun-1827
Year1827
TypeUnprovoked
CountrySIERRA LEONE
AreaWestern Area
LocationTombo Island in the Sierra Leone River
ActivitySwimming
NameA boy, one of the crew of the ship Thomas Gelston
SexM
Age16
InjuryThe boy's foot was bitten
Fatal (Y/N)N
TimeA.M.
SpeciesWhite shark, 4 m to 5m
Investigator or SourceEdinburgh Advertiser. 9/12/1828