58-year-old Royal Caribbean's Harmony OTS cruise ship tourist killed in shark attack while snorkeling in the Bahamas

   September 7, 2022 ,   Accidents

A woman died after being attacked by a shark while snorkeling in the Bahamas, an RCG-Royal Caribbean Group spokesperson has confirmed. 

On Tuesday, September 6, a woman who was a passenger on the Royal Caribbean ship Harmony of the Seas was attacked by a shark while "on an independent shore excursion." 

The accident involved a 58-year-old lady from Pennsylvania and occurred at a popular snorkeling spot close to Green Cay (an islet in New Providence, northern Bahamas).

The family of the victim identified it as a bull shark.

The woman was taken to a hospital where she died from her injuries, the cruise company has confirmed.

Harmony Of The Seas cruise ship

Royal Caribbean said it was "providing support and assistance to the guest's loved ones during this difficult time." 

Harmony of the Seas is currently on a 7-night round-trip Western Caribbean Perfect Day voyage that set sail from Port Canaveral (Orlando, Florida) on September 4. 

For more Harmony of the Seas incidents and accidents see the ship's CruiseMinus page.