Stern stabilization efforts nearly complete for barge Davy Crockett

Davy Crockett photo by Coast Guard Petty Officer Eric J. Chandler. PORTLAND, Ore. — After a day of carefully pumping hundreds of thousands of gallons of Columbia River water into two of its cargo holds, operations to stabilize the Davy Crockett stern are nearly complete. Once this step is complete, divers will be able to survey the stern tanks to investigate compartments that have yet to be assessed...