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List of all shark attacks in atlantic-ocean

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 17 shark attacks in ATLANTIC OCEAN. Out of those, 8 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 47.06%. 5 attacks came out of the blue while 12 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

21-12-1963 InvalidGreek steamship Lakonia caught fire, 98 of her 646 passengers, and 30 of her crew of 376 perishedOne woman reported to have suffered fish bites, but cause of her death was exposure & drowning"NO woman
East of La Grande Island, North of Panama Canal 05-01-1961 Pacific Seafarer of US Navy3 were lost, 3 survivedYES
23-06-1916 Jumped overboard from Norwegian steamship VenatorPresumed FATALYES Victor Matheson
14-12-1892 Fell overboardFATALYES 15yo Samuel Coolidge
24-10-1890 Thrown overboardFATALYES Captain Lavarello
16-08-1885 Fell or jumped overboard from the liner RhynlandFATALYES J.R. Loesch
04-01-1882 Fell overboard from the SelimFATALYES male
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