A very viewed program on Discovery Channel is Deadliest Catch. The reality show is about the crew of various vessels that fish as they venture to the Bering Sea during the crab season. The work is considered the most hazardous in the United States because of the risks of the hatches for the holding tank as well as rough flooring, wet decks, and the turbulent and unpredictable waters that flow off the shores of Alaska.
The show is voiced with the voice of actor Mike Rowe, and the show is filmed on vessels that change according to the season. This time we’re talking about the deaths on the show. Take a look.
Deadliest Catch deaths
Commercial fishers are the ones who hold the title of the most dangerous job, there’s had been more than one fatality in the Deadliest Catch but not all the deaths are related to work.
Captain Phil Harris: The fan-favorite was killed in 2010 following an enormous stroke. The veteran was aged 53.
Tony Lara: The former captain of the Cornelia Marie had a massive heart attack in 2015, just before the age of 50.
Blake Painter: Blake appeared on Deadliest Catch in 2006 as the captain of the F/V Maverick. Blake died at his home in the year 38.
Justin Tennison: The 33-year old was discovered deceased in the hotel in Alaska within four days of having returned from sea. An autopsy revealed that the cause of death was due to sleep apnea.
When did Deadliest Catch start?
Deadliest Catch’s first season Deadliest Catch premiered in 2005 in 2005, there have been numerous spinoffs and specials for the series, including After the Catch, The Bait Bait, and On Deck. Also, Deadliest Catch: Dungeon Cove, which first aired in the year 2016 and featured crab fishers fishing off along the coastline of Oregon.