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Friday, January 27, 2023

Photos: U.S. Coast Guard Icebreaker Reaches Antarctica’s McMurdo Station

The U.S. Coast Guard’s heavy icebreaker USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10) arrived in Antarctica this week as part of its annual resupply mission to McMurdo Station,

January 27, 2023
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Tuesday, December 27, 2022

USCGC Polar Star Heads to Antarctica on Icebreaking Mission

The U.S. Coast Guard’s heavy icebreaker USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10) has begun its journey across the Southern Ocean to Antarctica for its annual resupply

December 27, 2022
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Monday, March 7, 2022

46 Year Old Icebreaker Breaks World Record

The US Coast Guard icebreaker Polar Star reached a position of 78 degrees, 44 minutes, 1.32 seconds south latitude in February holding a distance of

March 7, 2022
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Monday, February 7, 2022

Photos: USCGC Polar Star Arrives in Antarctica

The United States’ sole heavy icebreaker USCGC Polar Star (WAGB 10) arrived at McMurdo Station in Antarctica on Monday following an 86-day transit from

February 7, 2022
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Monday, February 22, 2021

USCGC Polar Star Returns from Arctic Deployment -Photos

The USCGC Polar Star, the nation’s only heavy icebreaker, returned to its homeport in Seattle on Saturday after a months-long deployment to the Arctic. The

February 22, 2021
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Wednesday, January 6, 2021

USCGC Polar Star Visits Dutch Harbor for First Time Since 2013

The U.S. Coast Guard’s sole polar icebreaker, USCGC Polar Star, has arrived in Dutch Harbor, Alaska as part of its unusual Arctic deployment. The

January 6, 2021
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Monday, December 7, 2020

The United States’ Only Heavy Icebreaker Heads North to the Arctic

The nation’s only heavy icebreaker, the USCGC Polar Star, departed Seattle on Friday for its month-long deployment to the Arctic. While there the vessel

December 7, 2020
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Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star supports Operation Deep Freeze 2018

VT Halter Marine Wins $745 Million Icebreaker Contract

Yesterday, the U.S. Coast Guard and U.S. Navy awarded VT Halter Marine Inc., Pascagoula, Mississippi, a contract for the Detail Design and Construction of the

April 24, 2019
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Tuesday, March 12, 2019
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United States’ Only Heavy Icebreaker Returns Home from Casualty-Ridden Antarctic Deployment

The United States’ only heavy icebreaker, the USCGC Polar Star, returned to its homeport of Seattle on Monday following a 105-day casualty-ridden

March 12, 2019
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Friday, March 1, 2019
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FIRE IN ANTARCTIC OCEAN Aboard USCG’s Last Heavy Icebreaker

The 150-member crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star fought a fire at approximately 9 p.m. PST Feb. 10 that broke out in the ship’s incinerator

March 1, 2019
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Wednesday, February 7, 2018
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America’s Only Heavy Icebreaker Experienced Flooding, Engine Failure During Annual Antarctic Supply Mission

The United States’ only operational heavy icebreaker suffered both flooding and engine failure during this year’s icebreaking mission to

February 7, 2018
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Friday, December 22, 2017
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Heavy Icebreaker USCGC ‘Polar Star’ Departs Honolulu on Annual Resupply Mission to Antarctica

 The United States’ only heavy icebreaker departed Honolulu on Friday bound for Antarctica as part of annual resupply mission for the U.S. Antarctic

December 22, 2017
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Tuesday, January 24, 2017
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Ship Photos: U.S. Icebreaker ‘Polar Star’ Reaches McMurdo Station, Antarctica

The crew of the U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Star arrived at the National Science Foundation’s McMurdo Station Tuesday after cutting a resupply channel

January 24, 2017
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Monday, March 16, 2015
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Watch: Antarctic Dive Ops with USCGC Polar Star

Members of the military dive team assigned to the U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker Polar Star, inspect the cutter’s propellers while it is hove-to in

March 16, 2015
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Thursday, March 12, 2015

Video: USCGC Polar Star Rescues Australian Fishing Vessel from Antarctic Ice

New video just released by the U.S. Coast Guard showing the rescue of 26 fishermen trapped in Antarctic ice back in

March 12, 2015
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Sunday, February 15, 2015

USCG Icebreaker Frees Fishing Vessel Near Antarctica [PHOTOS]

The crew of the USCGC Polar Star freed an Australian fishing vessel from thick pack ice Friday night approximately 900 miles northwest of McMurdo Sound,

February 15, 2015
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Friday, February 13, 2015
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USCGC Polar Star Battles Snow, Icebergs to Reach Stranded Fishing Vessel Off Antartica

The U.S. Coast Guard sole heavy icebreaker is continuing to respond to a 207-foot fishing vessel stuck in ice off Antarctica, battling snow, wind, large

February 13, 2015
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Wednesday, February 11, 2015

USCG Icebreaker ‘Polar Star’ Sent to Rescue Vessel Stuck in Ice Off Antarctica

The U.S. Coast Guard heavy icebreaker USCGC Polar Star’ has been called on to respond to a 207-foot fishing vessel with 27 people aboard that is stuck in

February 11, 2015
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Wednesday, March 19, 2014

U.S. Polar Icebreaker Returns From Antarctic Deployment

The U.S. Coast Guard's sole heavy icebreaker, USCGC Polar Star, is set to return to her homeport of Seattle on Friday from the ship's first deployment to

March 19, 2014
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