1844.05.24


Case Number1844.05.24
Date24-May-1844
Year1844
TypeUnprovoked
CountryCoast of AFRICA
AreaIsland of St. Thomas
LocationOrpheus Island
ActivityFell overboard
NameMartin, coxswain of the USS Saratoga
SexM
Age21
InjuryFATAL, taken immediately by a shark
Fatal (Y/N)Y
TimeMorning
SpeciesBull shark
Investigator or SourceTioga Eagle, 7/31/1844