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His family reported him missing at the end of January, and when his father spoke to him after the rescue, he said: "I thought I lost you."
In an audio clip of the phone call, Mr Jordan apologises for not being able to sail home.
Speaking from the safety of the German container ship, he tells his father: "I'm doing fine now."
Chief Petty Officer Ryan Doss from the Coast Guard in Miami told WITN, a North Carolina broadcaster, that Mr Jordan had survived adrift in the Atlantic Ocean on a diet of raw fish and rainwater.
Three Mexican fishermen found drifting in the Pacific Ocean could have been lost for almost a year and two others were missing and presumed dead, it has been revealed.
In 1988 five Costa Rican fishermen who had been drifting for five months across the Ocean after their engine failed were rescued in an emaciated state by a fishing boat.
originally posted by: roadgravel
Watching his interview, I got the impression he was a near miss candidate for the Darwin Award.
I will give the man credit for catching fish and rationing water to stay alive. He did a good job in that respect.