'Deadliest Catch': Son of the real Cornelia Marie seeks backing for a big book about the boat

Before there was a "Deadliest Catch" on Discovery Channel, there was the F/V Cornelia Marie, and the woman for whom it was named, Cornelia Marie Devlin. After receiving ownership of the boat following a divorce, she partnered with the late Capt. Phil Harris and set out to fish for crab in Alaska's Bering Sea.The rest is maritime, and reality-TV, history.After Harris' death from complications of a stroke in early 2010, the future of the boat became uncertain. Harris' sons and heirs -- older brother Josh Harris and younger brother Jake Harris -- and Devlin put the boat to sea in the fall for king-crab season, under the leadership of Phil Harris' friend Capt. Derrick Ray, but the trip devolved into chaos and near-mutiny.Capt. Tony Lara took the boat out for opilio-crab season in early 2011, and things went more smoothly.But the following fall, the Cornelia Marie wound up in drydock for repairs rather than fishing.It's...



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