Dale Puritt and some of his family members (son, daughter and a niece) survived a shipwreck aboard a salmon boat in 2007, the F/V Magnum.
There was a book written about the sinking of the F/V Magnum called Lost In The Shelikof, An Alaskan Family's Struggle To Survive. The boat went down in the Shelikof Strait. The mayday of the F/V Magnum was not heard and the emergency beacon failed. The family was in a life raft for over sixty hours before they were rescued. Dale had no survival suit and was in shorts and a T-shirt.
Holy Cow! What a story. The book should be available mid-June on Amazon. I couldn't find it yet. I will try and remember to check back and post a link when it is available.
UPDATE: The book is finally available.
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