The crew aboard a passing German container ship rescued a sunburned and dehydrated South Carolina sailor Thursday, who had survivetsd at sea for 66 days atop his capsized boat, called Angel.

37-year-old Louis Jordan told the Coast Guard that he had survived on rainwater and any saline he could catch with a net and by rationing food he had packed for his fishing trip.vets reunited WPTVvideo

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He was spotted approximately 200 miles off the North Carolina coast and flown by medical helicopter to a hospital.

Jordan had been first reported missing by his family on Jan. 29. The inexperienced sailor set out Jan. 23 on a fishing trip to the Gulf Stream aboard his 35-ft single masted vessel.

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