Nd.0034


Case NumberND.0034
Date1940-1946
Year0
TypeSea Disaster
CountryPACIFIC OCEAN
AreaWestern Cape Province
LocationKelpids Beach, Wylie Bay, Esperance
ActivityScuba diving in aquarium tank
Name8 US airmen in the water, 1 was bitten by a shark
SexM
Age24
InjuryFATAL
Fatal (Y/N)Y
Time13h55
SpeciesLemon shark, 1.8 m [6'] male, N. breviostris, identified by W.A. Stark II, later the same day a 6'8" pregnant female lemon shark bit the bow of the boat
Investigator or SourceG. Llano