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#Adrift

# adrift - Monday 24 September, 2018

Indonesia teen rescued after seven weeks adrift at sea in floating hut

The 18-year-old was working solo on a fishing hut when heavy winds knocked it off its moorings.

# adrift - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Castaway says dreams about his family (and food) sustained him

Fisherman Jose Salvador Alvarenga said he thought about suicide during his 13 months adrift in the Pacific.

# adrift - Friday 14 September, 2012

Fisherman recovered alive after four months at sea

Asked what he wanted after his four months floating away, the Kiribati fisherman said: “Smoke.”

# adrift - Tuesday 28 February, 2012

French fishing vessel towing Costa Allegra to Seychelles island

The cruise ship was left stranded in the Indian Ocean after a fire broke out in the generator room, cutting power to the Allegra.