‘Deadliest Catch’ Captain of the Cornelia Marie Phil Harris Dies at the Age of 53- Funeral


Captain Phil Harris of the “Deadliest Catch” Show died from a stroke on Tuesday 9th February 2010. He was 53.

Phil Harris was reportedly unwell and was hospitalized for the past two weeks. Since he looked like he was much better, he got discharged from the hospital and sent back home only to die of a stroke.

His family and friends mourn the loss of this great person. Phil’s sons are deeply pained by the loss of their dad who they called a fighter.


Captain Phil Harris’ two sons thought of him very highly and said that it was tough to face the death of their dad since he was such an inspiration to them

His sons Jake and Josh thanked all for their condolences and prayers.

Phil Harris’ Funeral Details: The details will be out soon. Check back here for more updates

Phil Harris was the holder of Cornelia Marie and was a fisherman for nearly 32 yrs. His business will now be taken over by his sons.


  1. very sad to hear of phils passing,i have come to admire not only phil but all the captains and crews of the fishing vessels.a nicer man and a hard working one in what has to be one of the most dealiest jobs in the world.
    rest in peace phil you will be missed by a lot of people.regards david cassin,dublin.ireland

  2. Dear Josh and Jake,

    I would like to offer my deepest condolances for the loss of your father. I have been a “first hour” fan of the series and I feel sad about the news of his death. I wish you all strength and best to deal with this all.

    Take care.

    Kind regards,


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  4. Dear josh and jake
    We will miss your father as he was special but we know you will take over and make him proud every day he looks down upon you. may god bless you both and family


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