The crew of the Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay work to maintain a navigable track through re-frozen brash ice on the Hudson River Wed. Jan. 5, 2010. The Coast Guard Cutter Morro Bay is a 140-ft Bay Class cutter used primarily for ice breaking operations. The cutter is one of five Coast Guard assets assigned to break ice on the Hudson River throughout the season.
(U.S. Coast Guard photo by Lt. Cmdr. Douglas Wyatt.)