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List of all shark attacks in north-atlantic-ocean

Fatal Attacks


Unprovoked Attacks


Total Attacks


There have been a total of 5 shark attacks in NORTH ATLANTIC OCEAN. Out of those, none have thankfully been fatal. 1 attacks came out of the blue while 4 have been provoked by humans.




Non Fatal

Onboard swordfish trawler 31-12-1979 1.8 m [6'] dogfishGaffing netted sharkArm lacerated by gaffed shark PROVOKED INCIDENTNO 34yo Sidney Hallett
Angel sharkFishingRight hand severely bitten by netted shark PROVOKED INCIDENTNO Tham Key
400 miles off the le Shark involvement prior to death was not confirmedcargo ship Southern Isle sank at 04h00Sharks fed on bodies of the drownedNO
Early afternoonTreading waterNo injuryNO 15yo Wolfgang Emrich
Between Bimini & Miami 30-06-1959 Oceanic whitetip shark,1.8 m [6']No injury to occupant, shark bit propeller as Wade was refuelingNO 17' boat, occupant: Richard Wade
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