Buoys alongside

Coast Guard Cutter Chippewa crewmembers drag buoys alongside a 24-foot flat-bottom boat across the Mississippi River. The Chippewa’s area of responsibility runs from mile marker 918 on the Ohio River to mile marker 981 in Cairo, Ill. Photo courtesy of Jeff L. Yates.

Coast Guard Cutter Chippewa crewmembers drag buoys alongside a 24-foot flat-bottom boat across the Mississippi River. The Chippewa’s area of responsibility runs from mile marker 918 on the Ohio River to mile marker 981 in Cairo, Ill. Photo courtesy of Jeff L. Yates.