Castaways
A castaway is a person cast adrift or ashore.Castaway or Cast Away may also refer to:
The Swiss Family Robinson
The Swiss Family Robinson (German: Der Schweizerische Robinson) is a novel by Johann David Wyss, first published in 1812, about a Swiss family named Robinson shipwrecked in the East Indies en route to...
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Castaway
A castaway is a person who is cast adrift or ashore. While the situation usually happens after a shipwreck, some people voluntarily stay behind on a deserted island, either to evade captors or the wor...
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Pig Beach
Pig Beach (also known as Pig Island, Major Cay, and officially Big Major Cay) is an uninhabited island (or cay) located in Exuma, the Bahamas, and known for being populated by many swimming feral pigs...
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Saint Senara
Saint Senara is a legendary Cornish Christian saint with links to the village of Zennor on the north coast of Cornwall, England, UK. The Church of Saint Senara, Zennor is dedicated to her; the village...
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Île Ronde, Mauritius
Round Island is an uninhabited islet 22.5 kilometres north of Mauritius. It has an area of 1.69 square kilometres and a maximum elevation of 280 metres. The island has been a nature reserve since 1...
Bird Island (Namibia)
Bird Island is a man-made platform off the coast of Namibia between Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. It serves as a breeding ground for birds (primarily Cape Cormorants) and yields guano which is collected...
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Steven Callahan
Steven Callahan (born 1952) is an American author, naval architect, inventor, and sailor most notable for having survived for 76 days adrift on the Atlantic Ocean in a liferaft. Callahan recounted his...
Elephant Island
Elephant Island is an ice-covered mountainous island off the coast of Antarctica in the outer reaches of the South Shetland Islands, in the Southern Ocean. Its name was given by early explorers sighti...
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Thomas Gates (governor)
Sir Thomas Gates (fl. 1585–1621), was governor of Jamestown, in the English colony of Virginia (now the Commonwealth of Virginia, part of the United States of America). His predecessor, George Percy, ...
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Philip Ashton
Philip Ashton (1702-?) stayed as a castaway on uninhabited Roatan Island in the Bay of Honduras for 16 months in 1723/1724. His memoirs about his solitary stay (published in book form in Boston in 172...
Castaways of the Flying Dutchman
Castaways of the Flying Dutchman is the first novel in the Castaways series by Brian Jacques, published in 2001. It is based on the legend of the cursed ship the Flying Dutchman. A young boy, Nebuchad...
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William McCoy (mutineer)
William McCoy (c.1763 – 20 April 1798) was a Scottish sailor and a mutineer on board HMS Bounty.Following the mutiny led by Fletcher Christian, the Bounty was taken to Tahiti for a few days bef...
Thomas Musgrave (castaway)
Captain Thomas Musgrave FRGS (10 May 1832 – 7 November 1891) was a British and Australian ship’s captain and lighthouse keeper who was wrecked with the brigantine Grafton in the subantarctic Auckland ...
James Teer
James Teer (1826–1887) was a New Zealand goldminer, mariner and castaway. He was born in Newcastle, County Down, United Kingdom in about 1826.
John Rolfe
John Rolfe (1585–1622) was one of the early English settlers of North America. He is credited with the first successful cultivation of tobacco as an export crop in the Colony of Virginia and is known...
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Rose Noelle
Rose Noelle was a trimaran that capsized in the southern Pacific Ocean off the coast of New Zealand in 1989. Four men (John Glennie, James Nalepka, Rick Hellriegel and Phil Hoffman) survived adrift on...
Christopher Newport
Christopher Newport (1561–1617) was an English seaman and privateer. He is best known as the captain of the Susan Constant, the largest of three ships which carried settlers for the Virginia Company i...
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Matthew Quintal
Matthew Quintal (1766 in Padstow (baptised 3 March 1766 as Mathew Quintril), Cornwall – 1799, Pitcairn Island) was a Cornish able seaman and mutineer aboard HMS Bounty. His surname was, in all p...
William Strachey
William Strachey (4 April 1572 – 21 June 1621 (buried)) was an English writer whose works are among the primary sources for the early history of the English colonisation of North America. He is best r...
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Juana Maria
Juana Maria (died October 19, 1853), better known to history as the Lone Woman of San Nicolas Island, was a Native American woman who was the last surviving member of her tribe, the Nicoleño. Because ...
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The Cay
The Cay is a children's novel written by Theodore Taylor. It was published in 1969.The Cay took only three weeks to complete. Taylor based the character of the boy in his book on a child who was aboar...
Narcisse Pelletier
Narcisse Pelletier (1 January 1844 – 1894), born in Saint-Gilles-Croix-de-Vie in the Vendée, was abandoned at the age of 14 in late September or early October, 1858, during the dry season, on eastern ...
Choe Bu
Choe Bu (1454–1504) was a Korean official during the early Joseon Dynasty (1392–1910). He is most well known for the account of his shipwrecked travels in China from February to July 1488, during the ...
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Alexander Selkirk
Alexander Selkirk (1676 – 13 December 1721), also known as Alexander Selcraig, was a Scottish sailor who spent more than four years as a castaway after being marooned on an uninhabited ...
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Jesús Vidaña
Jesús Vidaña is a fisherman from Mexico, famous for being a castaway in the early 21st century.
Just before sunrise, on October 28, 2005, Lucio Rendón, Salvador Ordóñez and Jesús Eduardo Vidaña, a...
Tookoolito
Tookoolito (Inuktitut: Taqulittuq) (c. 1838 – December 31, 1876) known as "Hannah" among whalers of Cumberland Sound, was an Inuk woman who served as translator and guide to Charles Francis ...
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Castaway (book)
Castaway, a 1983 autobiographical book by Lucy Irvine about her year on the Australian tropical Torres Strait island of Tuin, having answered a want ad from writer Gerald Kingsland seeking a "wife" fo...
Charles Barnard (castaway)
Captain Charles Barnard (1781–c.1840) was a famous castaway.In 1812, the British ship Isabella, captained by George Higton, was shipwrecked off Eagle Island (part of the Falkland Islands). Most...