River Run

The CGC Obion deck crew uses a crane to fully recover a sinker and stack it neatly alongside others.
The CGC Obion deck crew uses a crane to fully recover a sinker and stack it neatly alongside others.
Culinary Specialist 1st Class Adam Doucette raises the national ensign as CGC Obion departs from Owensboro, Ky.
Culinary Specialist 1st Class Adam Doucette raises the national ensign as CGC Obion departs from Owensboro, Ky.
Seaman Cody Whitehead is quizzed on ship safety, tools, buoys and more during some down time between jobs.
Seaman Cody Whitehead is quizzed on ship safety, tools, buoys and more during some down time between jobs.
Fireman Apprentice Jake Phillips helps test the engines of the small boats at the start of the day.
Fireman Apprentice Jake Phillips helps test the engines of the small boats at the start of the day.
Fireman Andrew Culver works to repair a chainsaw after using it to clear brush in front of an shore navigation aid.
Fireman Andrew Culver works to repair a chainsaw after using it to clear brush in front of an shore navigation aid.
A small boat is launched off the side of CGC Obion to retreive a buoy that was washed ashore.
A small boat is launched off the side of CGC Obion to retreive a buoy that was washed ashore.
A buoy is pulled out of the water by the CGC Obion deck crew.
A buoy is pulled out of the water by the CGC Obion deck crew.
As CGC Obion prepares to go through the Cannelton, Ind., locks, the team ensures safe passage using bumpers and throwing lines.
As CGC Obion prepares to go through the Cannelton, Ind., locks, the team ensures safe passage using bumpers and throwing lines.
After passing through the locks near Cannelton, Ind., CGC Obion continues its mission up the Ohio River.
After passing through the locks near Cannelton, Ind., CGC Obion continues its mission up the Ohio River.