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List of all shark attacks in mid-atlantic-ocean

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 5 shark attacks in MID ATLANTIC OCEAN. Out of those, 2 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 40.00%. 2 attacks came out of the blue while 3 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Jumped overboard to rescue a manLeg bittenNO Charles Green
Venezuelan aircraft lost Air/Sea DisasterFATAL x 6YES
Bound from New York to London in ballast Leicester abandoned in a hurricaneFATAL, 2 men killed by sharks, 20 survivedYES 2 males
Off Bermuda 31-10-1962 06h00Abandoning burning ship Captain George in raging seasNo injury, shark bit his bootNO Martin Fisher, radio operator
22-09-1961 06h00Oceanic whitetip shar,; identified by Dr. W.C. Schoeder on photograph & Dr. L.P. L. Schultz on sketch by observerSurvived US Naval aircraft crash, climbing onboard rescue vessel when he fell back into seaLacerations to right shoulder blade & backNO 22yo Patrick Imhof
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