There have been a total of 6 shark attacks in Hamilton. Out of those, 1 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 16.67%. 1 attacks came out of the blue while 5 have been provoked by humans.
|Hamilton Parish||Night||Fishing||Arm bitten by hooked shark PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||McCallan|
|Astwood's Cove||Shark involvement prior to death was not confirmed||Murdered, body scavenged by sharks||NO||29yo Dorothy Barbara Rawlinson|
|Nine miles off Frasconi Flats||1.5 m [5'] shark||Fishing||Right foot bitten by shark caught & taken onboard by Mrs. Tucker North PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||Captain Earnest Gibbons, skipper of the cruiser Cupid|
|Hamilton||14-08-1967||16h00||Floating||Right foot abraded & lacerated||NO||19yo Sue Ferguson|
|01-07-1965||No injury to occupant, shark bit boat||NO||12' boat Sio Ag, occupant: John Riding|
|2 miles south of Castle Island Harbour entrance to Hamilton||28-06-1964||Conducting a promotional film project for the Gemini space program (a practice astronaut recovery)||7 rescued, 7 bodies recovered, 10 missing. Many sharks in crash area.||YES||2 USAF 4-engine planes (an HC-54 & a HC-97) each with 12 onboard collided in mid-air at low altitude and plunged into the Atlantic Ocean|