There have been a total of 7 shark attacks in Delaware. Out of those, none have thankfully been fatal. 3 attacks came out of the blue while 4 have been provoked by humans.
|Cape Henlopen State Park, Sussex County||08-06-2014||17h00||Sandbar shark, 3' to 4'||Standing||Abrasion to right hand, lacerations to left forearm||NO||16yo Andrew Vance|
|Indian River Inlet, Rehoboth Beach||19-08-2007||19h45||Sandtiger shark||Fishing||Forearm bitten by hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||male|
|Dewey Beach||22-07-1980||Afternoon||4' to 8' shark||Standing||No injury, shark bit her bathing suit||NO||22yo Phyllis Riley|
|Fenwick Island||31-07-1966||17h00||Invalid||Spearfishing on Scuba||No attack, no injury, shark took speared fish & approached diver closely||NO||26yo Charles T. Henderson|
|Mispillion Light, Delaware Bay||03-08-1960||2.4 m [8'] shark||Fishing, Struck by another shark when removing shark from line||Hand lacerated||NO||46yo Russell Saylor|
|Delaware Lightship||15-07-1911||Fishing||Hooked shark bit his leg, knee to ankle PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||Martin Berg|
|Lewes, Sussex County||03-09-1909||5' shark||Seine netting||Abrasion to leg from netted shark PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||Walter Beach|