New Britain Shark Attacks

15 attacks recorded (3 fatal)
New Britain shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Mar 1st 1967 Barawon Beach, near Rabaul N
Oct 1st 1965 N
Jun 17th 1964 Near Rabaul N
N
Oct 1st 1960 East Nakanai, Talasea N
Oct 5th 1960 West Nakanai, Talasea N
Nov 1st 1959 Rapindik Beach, Rabaul N
Oct 5th 2022 Poi, Kombe Talasea N
Oct 5th 2022 Kalapiai, Kombe N
Oct 1st 1958 East Nakanai, Talasea N
Oct 5th 2022 Bulu, Talasea Y
Oct 5th 2022 Kombe, Talasea Y
Oct 5th 2022 Duke of York Island Y
Oct 5th 2022 Volupai, Talasea N
St. George N

Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • Taludig (3)
  • Long Island near Madang, about 500 km (310 miles) north of the South Pacific nation's capital of Port Moresby (3)
  • Port Moresby (3)
  • Madang (3)
  • Manus Island (2)
  • Singour, 60 miles south of Madang (2)
  • Brooker Island , Calvados Chain (2)
  • Hula (2)
  • East Nakanai, Talasea (2)

Attacks by month

  • March (1)
  • June (1)
  • October (3)
  • November (2)