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.
|Onboard swordfish trawler||31-12-1979||1.8 m [6'] dogfish||Gaffing netted shark||Arm lacerated by gaffed shark PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||34yo Sidney Hallett|
|Angel shark||Fishing||Right hand severely bitten by netted shark PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||Tham Key|
|400 miles off the le||Shark involvement prior to death was not confirmed||cargo ship Southern Isle sank at 04h00||Sharks fed on bodies of the drowned||NO|
|Early afternoon||Treading water||No injury||NO||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 refueling||NO||17' boat, occupant: Richard Wade|