There have been a total of 6 shark attacks in Connecticut. Out of those, none have thankfully been fatal. 3 attacks came out of the blue while 3 have been provoked by humans.
|3 days out of Old Saybrook, Connecticut, 37.04'N, 67.57'W, Southern fringe of Gulf Stream||14-07-1964||Invalid||Yacht Gooney Bird foundered, 4 survivors on raft||No injury, no attack; sharks ate their food tied to a line over the side of the raft||NO|
|Off Eames Monument, Bridgeport, Fairfield County||23-08-1960||13h35||Free diving||Superficial laceration of left arm||NO||38yo Clyde Trudeau|
|Mystic River||25-08-1933||Swimming||Foot bitten||NO||Helen Clarke|
|Bridgeport, Fairfield County||30-06-1900||No injury to occupants. They shot shark, then it capsized their skiff. PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||skiff with Dr. William T. Healey, Dr. Henry Callahan on board|
|Bridgeport, Fairfield County||08-08-1890||Treading for clams||Severe lacerations to left arm.||NO||Raymond Odell|
|Branford, New Haven County||13-09-1878||Fishing||Leg bitten by netted shark PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||Captain Pattison|