Historical Shark Attacks In East Java, Indonesia

Welcome to the stunning beaches of East Java, Indonesia.

The region is known for its diverse marine life, including various shark species such as hammerhead and tiger sharks.

The area provides opportunities for observing sharks in their natural habitat through guided underwater excursions.

Visitors can safely enjoy encounters with these magnificent predators and gain a deeper appreciation for the marine biodiversity of East Java.

The beaches here offer a unique experience where nature's beauty and the thrill of discovery come together to create unforgettable memories by the sea.

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Understanding our data at East Java

In our comprehensive overview of east java, the data presented in this article is compiled from a variety of public sources, providing a consolidated view of shark encounters by beach.

As you explore the data, it is important to note that while we have organized the information by specific areas, neighboring areas may also have their own detailed posts.

We encourage you to utilize the search function on our website to discover unique posts that may pertain to nearby locations.

Given the unpredictable and often chaotic circumstances surrounding shark attacks, some of the details within our tables have been inferred post-incident.

This is a common practice in the documentation of such events, due to factors like the rapid response required at the scene and the retrospective nature of assembling such data.

Our aim is to offer a resource that not only informs but also enhances awareness and safety practices for all who venture into the marine environment.

As you navigate through the information, we hope it serves as a reminder of the respect and caution that our florida beaches command.

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Recorded Attack #1

AreaEast Java
LocationProbolinggo
Date1878-10-24
Year1878
TypeUnprovoked
CountryIndonesia
ActivitySwimming
NameWilliam Jones Owen
SexM
Age22
InjuryFatal
FatalY
TimeN/A
Species15' Shark

Recorded Attack #2

AreaEast Java
LocationSurabaya
Date1942-01-01
Year1942
TypeSea Disaster
CountryIndonesia
ActivityCaptured Allied Soldiers Were Squeezed Into 3' Bamboo Pig Baskets & Fed To Waiting Sharks
Name200 Soldiers
SexM
AgeN/A
InjuryGeneral Imamura, Commander In Chief Of Japanese Forces In Java Was Sentenced To 10 Years Imprisonment By Australian Military Court For His Role In The Pig Basket Atrocities
FatalY
TimeN/A
SpeciesN/A
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