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List of all shark attacks in barbados

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 6 shark attacks in BARBADOS. Out of those, 4 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 66.67%. 5 attacks came out of the blue while 1 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

BathingFATALYES seaman from the York
Off Pelican Island Yacht of Michael Howell capsized5 survived & 4 perished, but shark involvement not confirmedYES 9 people in the water
Pie Corner FishingFATALYES 16yo Master Hurley
Bridgetown 20-11-1895 Diving for coinsLeg bittenNO Rouee Youma
09-08-1786 Washing himselfFATALYES a sailor from the York Merchant
Carlisle Bay 25-03-1703 NightSwimmingHand and foot severely bitten, surgically amputatedNO 19yo Samuel Jennings, a deserter from the British frigate Milford
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