There have been a total of 4 shark attacks in Nova Scotia. Out of those, 3 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 75.00%. 1 attacks came out of the blue while 3 have been provoked by humans.
|Fourchu, Cape Breton Island||White shark, 3.7 m [12'], 500 to 500-kg [1,200 lb], identified by W. C. Shroeder based on tooth fragment ebedded in gunwale||Fishing for lobsters||Burns drowned as result of attack on boat||NO||12' to 14' dory, occupants: John D. Burns & John MacLeod|
|Halifax||29-08-1891||Knocked overboard||FATAL||YES||John Roult|
|Off Sable Island||13-08-1888||Before daybreak||The steamships Thingvalla and Geiser collided||FATAL||YES||1 man|
|Cape Canso||30-09-1860||Night||Gloucester fishing schooner run down||FATAL x 2||YES||2 males|