There have been a total of 7 shark attacks in NORTH PACIFIC OCEAN. Out of those, 2 have unfortunately been fatal which brings the percentage of fatal attacks to 28.57%. 2 attacks came out of the blue while 5 have been provoked by humans.
|Between Wake & Johnston Islands||Survivors said 2 species of sharks were involved: oceanic whitetip sharks and another species,||"Flying Tiger" transport plane went down with 5 men onboard||Bitten several times before being rescued after 43 hours in the sea by the freighter Stell Advocate||NO||Robert C. Hightower|
|Aircraft went down on 6/12/1944. He survived on raft for 11 days and was 150 miles off Guam when res||Invalid||When picked up by the USS Boyd DD 44 on 6/23/1944 his raft was "surrounded by sharks"||NO||Lt. Cmdr. Price|
|500 nautical miles southwest of Johnston Island||Dark||Air/Sea Disaster involving C-54 Air Force Transport No. 2686 with 37 on board||32 survived, 5 perished; sharks fed on the dead but did not bite the survivors||YES|
|Between Wake & Johnston Islands||Survivors said 2 species of sharks were involved: oceanic whitetip sharks and another species||"Flying Tiger" transport plane went down with 5 men onboard||FATAL||YES||R.C. Olsen|
|14-10-1963||Fishing for sharks||Right hand lacerated, PROVOKED INCIDENT||NO||20yo Eichi Nakata, of the the crew of the trawler Kayo Maru|
|Leeward side of island, directly in back of Mid-Pac barrel storage area||08-03-1961||15h30||Grey reef shark, 1.8 m [6'] grey reef shark, identified by Dr. L.P. L. Schultz based on photographs; identified as C. melanopterus by Stewart||Free diving||Right elbow bitten||NO||33yo James K. Stewart|
|Wake Island||29-02-1956||Fishing, wading with string of fish||Survived||NO||male|