Shark Attack Data

Shark Attacks: The Database

Shark attack at Figtree Ledge, Hervey Bay in Queensland, Australia

GSAF Case # 1963.12.26.a
Date 26 Dec 1963
Country Australia
Area Queensland
Location Figtree Ledge, Hervey Bay
Activity Sitting on gunwale of boat
Name Mr. N. Warry
Sex Male
Injury No injury, shark's tail struck his armpit
Time Dawn
Species 4.3 m [14'], 1000-lb shark
Investigator or Source Maryborough Chronicle (Qld), 12/28/1963
Fatal? Not fatal
Incident Type Unprovoked