South Carolina Shark Attacks

163 attacks recorded (9 fatal)
South Carolina shark attacks
Date Location Fatal?
Jul 11th 1987 Winyah Bay N
May 25th 1987 Myrtle Beach, Horry County N
Jul 9th 1986 Myrtle Beach, Horry County N
Aug 22nd 1985 Palmetto Dunes, Hilton Head, Beaufort County N
Jul 19th 1985 Folly Beach, Charleston County N
Jan 24th 1983 60 miles southeast of Beaufort N
May 18th 1983 N
Nov 1st 1982 Isle of Palms, Charleston County N
Jun 26th 1982 Isle of Palms, Charleston County N
May 1st 1982 Daws Island, Broad River (near Beaufort) N
Jul 27th 1978 N
Jun 23rd 1975 Windy Hill, near Myrtle Beach, Horry County N
Jun 23rd 1975 North Myrtle Beach, Horry County N
Sep 1st 1970 N
Jul 16th 1968 Stono Inlet, near Charleston, Charleston County N
Jul 1st 1967 N
Jul 19th 1966 Folly Beach, Charleston County N
Jul 28th 1962 Off Hilton Head, Beaufort County N
Jun 10th 1962 Hilton Head, Beaufort County N
Aug 16th 1961 Pawley N
Sep 24th 1960 Atlantic Beach, Horry County N
Aug 1st 1960 Parris Island Y
Jun 29th 1960 Little River Beach, Horry County N
Sep 26th 1959 Albergotti Creek, near Air Station boat docks, Beaufort N
Aug 14th 1959 Charleston N
Jul 12th 1956 Isle of Palms, Charleston County N
Windy Hill Beach N
Jul 27th 1952 Seabrook Beach N
Jul 27th 1952 Seabrook Beach N
Jul 25th 1949 Oketee River, Jasper County N
Dec 4th 1943 Off Charleston N
Aug 1st 1941 Sullivan's Island at entrance to Charleston Harbor N
Jul 13th 1940 Folly Beach, Charleston County N
Jul 13th 1940 Folly Beach, Charleston County N
Jul 18th 1938 Charleston N
Aug 28th 1933 Pawley N
Jul 16th 1933 Charleston N
Jun 21st 1933 North end of Morris Island at mouth of Charleston Harbor N
Jun 16th 1933 Folly Island, near Charleston N
Aug 5th 1929 Fort Moultrie N
Aug 2nd 1925 Folly Island, near Charleston N
Jul 31st 1924 Folly Island, near Charleston N
May 29th 1919 James Island Sound, Charleston N
Jun 3rd 1917 Calibogue Sound N
Jul 23rd 1912 Sullivan's Island N
Oct 26th 1911 Off Charleston Y
Jul 1st 1907 Small creek near Coles Island N
May 18th 1898 Ramshorn Creek N
Sep 6th 1897 Elliott Cut, Charleston County N
Charleston N
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Attacks by region

Attacks by location

  • New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (184)
  • Daytona Beach, Volusia County (34)
  • Ponce Inlet, Volusia County (23)
  • Melbourne Beach, Brevard County (21)
  • Myrtle Beach, Horry County (18)
  • Isle of Palms, Charleston County (15)
  • Jacksonville Beach, Duval County (14)
  • Cocoa Beach, Brevard County (14)
  • Ponce Inlet, New Smyrna Beach, Volusia County (13)
  • Jensen Beach, Martin County (12)

Attacks by month

  • January (1)
  • February (1)
  • April (2)
  • May (12)
  • June (37)
  • July (42)
  • August (30)
  • September (20)
  • October (3)
  • November (1)
  • December (1)