Specs & Layout - Polar Star

Vessel Data & Contact Information for the Polar Star
Country: USA
NODC Code: 32PZ
Call Sign: WAGB-10
Owner: US Coast Guard
Operator: USCGC POLAR STAR (WAGB 10)
Contact: Commanding Officer
Address: 1519 Alaskan Way South, Seattle, Washington 98134
Telephone: 206-217-6260
Fax: 206-217-6268
Year Built: 1976
Main Dimensions
Length OA: 122m
Breadth: 25.5m
Max. draft: 10.2m
Main Vessel Activity
Main Activity: Oceanogrphy, Sea-ice physics, Geology supports several research expeditions to the Arctic regions
Operating Area: Polar Regions
Range, Speed, and Endurance
Range: 32538 nautical miles
Accomodation
Officers: 15
Other Crew: 126
Scientists: 35
Engineering Design Particulars
Ice Breaking Ability: max. 21ft (6.4m)