There have been a total of 5 shark attacks in US Virgin Islands. Out of those, 3 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 60.00%. 4 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.
|Buck Island||15-08-2008||Dusk||8' bull shark or Caribbean reef shark||Treading water||Severe lacerations to left foot||NO||38yo Elizabeth Riggs|
|St. Croix, Cane Bay||13-10-1972||Oceanic whitetip shark x 2||Scuba diving||FATAL, body not recovered||YES||Rodney Temple|
|Water Island||Nurse shark, 1.5 m [5']||Spearfishing on Scuba||Chest bitten by speared shark PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||18yo U.S. Navy U.D.T. Diver trainee, Ronald Gerringer|
|St. John, Genti Bay||Swimming||FATAL||YES||46yo Clide Osborne|
|St. Thomas, Magens Bay||19-04-1963||13h50||Hand found in gut of 2.9 m to 3.3 m [9'7" to 10'11"] Galapagos shark, C. galapagensis||Swimming||FATAL, hand severed, shoulder, hip, foot, thigh bitten & femoral artery severed||YES||25yo Naval Lt. (jg) John Gibson|