Feds sue owner of sunken ‘Bering Sea Gold’ ship that cost $1.6 million to recover

A gold dredge captain who appeared on Discovery’s “Bering Sea Gold” faces a federal lawsuit that claims it cost $1.6 million to recover his sunken landing craft from the Cordova harbor. The 117-foot Sound Developer sank in 2009 to the frustration of Cordova officials, who say it leaked fuel and was littered with debris. Federal prosecutors sued owner John Mehelich Monday, court records show. Read the rest here 23:26