What is the longest record for lost at sea?

approximately 484 daysBeginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window. End of dialog window. The longest known time which anyone has survived adrift at sea is approximately 484 days, by the Japanese Captain Oguri Jukichi and one of his sailors Otokichi.

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What is the longest time lost in the ocean?

438 daysJosé Salvador Alvarenga holds the record for the longest solo survival at sea. He was adrift for 438 days, and traveled over 6,700 miles. Alvarenga is a fisherman, and on November 17, 2012, he set sail from the fishing village of Costa Azul in Mexico.

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How long can you last lost at sea?

Without food and drinking water, a person stranded at sea will most likely not be able to survive for more than three days.

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What is the longest lost at sea story?

What is the longest a castaway has survived?

438 daysAlvarenga's journey had lasted 438 days. The length of his voyage has been variously calculated as 5,500 to 6,700 miles (8,900 to 10,800 km).

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Who has survived being lost at sea?

See also

  • José Salvador Alvarenga – survived 438 days adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Maurice and Maralyn Bailey – survived 117 days adrift in the Pacific Ocean.
  • Cornelis van der Slot, Nicolaas Hoogendam and Basil Izzi – survived 83 days on a raft in the Atlantic Ocean.
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Who was stranded on an island for 4 years?

Alexander Selkirk (1676 – 13 December 1721) was a Scottish privateer and Royal Navy officer who spent four years and four months as a castaway (1704–1709) after being marooned by his captain, initially at his request, on an uninhabited island in the South Pacific Ocean.

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How long was the longest person stranded at sea?

approximately 484 daysJapanese captain Oguri Jukichi holds the Guinness World Record for the longest known time that anyone has survived adrift at sea. Joined by one of his sailors, the skipper managed to survive for approximately 484 days after their cargo ship was damaged in a storm off the Japanese coast in October 1813.

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