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  • RRS Ernest Shackleton

    UK Her Majesty's Government

    1995 to 1999 - mv Polar Queen    



    1999 to present    



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    History of mv Polar Queen

    1995Commissionedfor Rieber Shipping (Norway)
    1999Deploymentshort term charter early in 1999 for Australian Antarctic Programme
    1999-julDecommissionedto UK British Antarctic Survey

    History of UK RRS Ernest Shackleton

    1999-augCommissionedex mv Polar Queen, for British Antarctic Survey

    Specifications

       

        from RRS Ernest Shackleton
    22crew
    50troops
    4030light (tn)
    5455full load (tn)
    80length (m)
    17beam (m)
    12max speed (knots)

    Aircraft

       

        Typical Max
    Landing platform only. No hangar
    UK Royal Navy Westland Lynx 01
    UK Royal Air Force SNIA SA330 Puma 01

    The Max option implies only aircraft of this model onboard    


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