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POLAR S - IMO 6905745

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Photographer:
Rick Vince [ View profile ]
Captured:
Nov 16, 2021
Title:
Polar S
Photo Category:
Ship's Deck
Added:
Dec 4, 2021
Views:
337
Image Resolution:
3,999 x 2,666

Description:

16/11/2021, AstiCan shipyard, Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain.

The rubber - reinforced notch, which extended the main deck astern, and was used in her ice-breaking days for extra 'traction' should she herself become stuck in ice, and requiring assistance.
Another icebreaker could slot her bows into the notch and push.

Launched on 03/10/1968, & completed on 08/10/1969 as an icebreaker for Sjöfartsverket (the Swedish Maritime Administration) by Wärtsilä, Helsinki, Finland (389)
4,998 g.t. as:-
'Njord' to 2000 &
'Polar Star' to 2017 &
'Polar S' since.

Converted in 2000 to a passenger & cruise vessel.

Vessel
particulars

Current name:
POLAR S

Former name(s):

 -  Polar Star (Until 2017 Nov)

 -  Njord (Until 2000 May 19)

Current flag:
Barbados
Home port:
Bridgetown
Vessel Type:
Passenger (cruise) Ship
Gross tonnage:
4,998 tons
Summer DWT:
879 tons
Length:
86.5 m
Beam:
21.2 m
Draught:
5 m

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This ship exists in the following categories:

Cruise Ships and Liners - 1 photos

Icebreakers - 2 photos

Ships under Repair or Conversion - 4 photos

Ship's Deck - 1 photos

Cruise Ships and Liners built 1961-1970 - 47 photos

Photographers
of this ship

(31)

Peter Barker

1 photos

Thales

2 photos

Dean Porter

1 photos

jock

1 photos

Rick Vince

9 photos

Robby Norman

1 photos

Miguel N

3 photos

Jaksa Kivela

1 photos

Marius Esman

5 photos

Tor-Erik

1 photos

Bj

1 photos

K. Watson

1 photos

Jo

2 photos

Nils

1 photos

Rico Voss

1 photos

CHARRAN

2 photos

Cisco

1 photos

Rolf Bridde

1 photos