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  • WAGB-10 USCGC Polar Star

    US US Coast Guard




    1976 to present    



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    Shipyard: Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company


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    History of US WAGB-10 USCGC Polar Star

    1976Commissioned
    2006-jun-30into caretaker status
    2019-feb-18Port VisitNZWellington, Queen's Wharf Berthed in Wellington, after Ice Breaking deployment to Antarctica to clear a path to US McMurdo Sound Base and NZ Scott Base. 1st visit of US military ship to NZ since NZ anti-nuclear stance in 1980s.

    Specifications

       

        from Polar class
    141crew
    13000light (tn)
    122length (m)
    25beam (m)
    8.50draught (m)
    28000range (nm)
    75000power (shp)
    1Naval Engine diesel
    1Naval Engine gas turbine

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    US USCG SNIA HH-65 Dolphin 20
    US USCG Sikorsky HH-52A Sea Guard 20

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    

    Builder

       

    US Puget Sound Bridge and Dredging Company, Harbor Island



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