'Deadliest Catch' Captain Phil Harris dies
Harris' two sons Josh and Jake Harris, who also worked on the Cornelia Marie, said in a statement, "It is with great sadness that we say goodbye to our dad -- Captain Phil Harris. Dad has always been a fighter and continued to be until the end. For us and the crew, he was someone who never backed down. We will remember and celebrate that strength. Thanks to everyone for their thoughts and prayers."
Discovery Channel also released the following statement Tuesday night (Feb. 9):