Shark attack at Water Island, U.S. Virgin Islands, Usa

Shark attack details: Water Island, U.S. Virgin Islands, 01-Feb-1958
Date of attack: Feb 1st 1958
Location: Water Island, U.S. Virgin Islands
Shark species: 1.5 m [5'] nurse shark
Name of victim: U.S. Navy U.D.T. Diver trainee, Ronald Gerringer
Age of victim: 18 years old
Sex of victim: M
Activity: Spearfishing on Scuba
Injury: Chest bitten by speared shark PROVOKED INCIDENT

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