DEADLIEST Catch star Nick McGlashan died on Sunday at 33.
The seventh-generation fisherman – who battled alcohol and drug habit for years – passed away in Nashville.
Deadliest Catch star Nick McGlashan died aged 33 on SundayCredit score: Twitter
Nick’s explanation for demise is just not but identified, TMZ reported. He’s believed to have two youngsters along with his longtime girlfriend, Claire Hammond.
The fact star joined Deadliest Catch in 2013 and appeared as a deck boss on the Discovery Channel present in 78 episodes throughout seven years.
He posted about “trauma” in his ultimate tweet earlier than his demise.
“Trauma be making me go to sleep randomly. It additionally wakes me up randomly. Navigate rigorously,” Nick wrote on December 10.
Nick was a deck boss on the Discovery Channel’s present from 2013 onwardsCredit score: Discovery
He posted about ‘trauma’ in his ultimate tweet earlier than he died Credit score: Twitter
Nick’s costar Landon Chaney paid tribute to him on SundayCredit score: Instagram
His costar and good friend, Landon Cheney, posted an emotional tribute to his “brother” on Sunday, alongside a montage of photographs of the pair.
Landon penned: “He’ll wipe each tear from their eyes, and demise shall be no extra, neither shall there be mourning, nor crying, nor ache anymore, for the previous issues have handed away.
“’Behold, I’m making all issues new.’ Relaxation straightforward my brother #gonebutnotforgotten #restinpeace #brothers.”
Nick was suspended from a part of season 13 of Deadliest Catch due to his substance abuse points.
Landon informed his ‘brother’ to ‘relaxation straightforward’ in an emotional publish Credit score: Instagram
Nick battled alcohol and drug habit for years
On the top of his habit, Nick stated he was consuming half a gallon of vodka and capturing up with one gram of meth and two grams of heroin in a single day.
He went to rehab in September 2016 after overdosing thrice and had been sober ever since.
Nick beforehand opened up about his habit in an article for Chosen Journal.
He stated: “My life went from Bering Sea badass to full-blown junkie very quickly. Hidden from me was that zeal I had for all times.
He had been sober since going to rehab in 2016 after three overdoses
“Taken from me was my potential to dwell. I used to be at battle with my habit and it was profitable.”
He added his “thoughts, physique and spirit had been so diseased” that he “welcomed [his] personal demise.”
Nick went on: “To say I used to be misplaced could be an understatement. I used to be damaged and soulless. I used to be residing with none hope of happiness. All I wished was to remain loaded.
“Each little bit of happiness stripped away by a strong, crafty, and baffling illness.”
The Discovery Channel star joined Deadliest Catch in 2013 as a deck boss
The Discovery Channel star defined he maintained his sobriety by residing by a 12-step program, going to conferences, and dealing with a sponsor.
He stated going to rehab was the “scariest factor” he’d ever accomplished, but additionally the “finest.”
Nick’s former Deadliest Catch costar Jake Harris has additionally spoken publicly about habit.
Jake mentioned his opiate habit on the present and admitted he used to abuse capsules whereas at sea, in a 2011 Dr Drew interview.
Nick began crabbing on the age of 13 and rapidly rose up the ranks as a fisherman.
His nice uncle labored on the primary boat within the US’ crabbing historical past and two of his aunts had been crabbers – with considered one of them dying after their boat sank.
Nick’s demise comes after Deadliest Catch deckhand, Mahlon Reyes, died in August after struggling a coronary heart assault.
Deadliest Catch follows crab fishermen aboard fishing boats within the Bering Sea throughout the Alaskan king crab and snow crab fishing seasons – with the title referring to the excessive threat of damage related to that line of labor.