CASTAWAY - [noun] a person that escapes when their ship is sunk and manages to reach the shore very often of an abandoned island
Examples of use
The castaway of the shipwreck of 1990 survived on a desert island and was found in 2001 completely insane.
The group of castaways managed to get to the land and spent 3 years trying to survive, but they were run out of food and they all died of starvation.
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