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|An icebreaker near Mirny Station in the Antarctica.||09/22/2007||1,563|
|This is the German research-icebreaker Polarstern in drydock in Bremerhaven.||07/20/2008||311|
|USCGC Polar Sea (WAGB-11) is a United States Coast Guard Heavy Icebreaker. Commissioned in 1977, the ship was built by Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company of Seattle along with her sister ship, Polar Star (WAGB-10). |
Homeported in Seattle, Washington, Polar Sea and Polar Star operate under the control of Pacific Area and coordinate their operations through the Ice Oper...
|USCGC Polar Star (WAGB-10) is a United States Coast Guard Heavy Icebreaker. Commissioned in 1976, the ship was built by Lockheed Shipbuilding and Construction Company of Seattle, Washington along with her sister ship, Polar Sea (WAGB-11). |
Homeported in Seattle, Polar Star and Polar Sea operate under the control of Pacific Area and coordinate their operations through the Ice Oper...
|It's the most beautiful river delta I've seen on Google Earth||02/22/2006||792|
|In the summertime the foreign ministry shore to the south of the harbour bases the icebreaker fleet of the State of Finland. Only 5 of them there.||08/25/2005||416|
|This is the Antarctic Icebreaker Almirante Irizar which is used to supply Argentina's stations in Antarctica. It is run by the Armada Argentina and I want to express my thanks for their hospitality and generosity to all the officers and crew aboard.||07/30/2005||681|
|USCGC Healy (WAGB-20) is a research icebreaker put into commission in 1999 by the United States Coast Guard. She was constructed by Avondale Industries in New Orleans, Louisiana and named in honor of Captain "Hell Roaring" Michael A. Healy U.S.R.C.S. Her keel was laid on September 16, 1996. A spectacular launch followed on November 15, 1997. Delivered to the U.S. Coast Guard and placed "In Comm...||07/29/2010||345|
|The Canadian Coast Guard Ship Des Groseilliers is an icebreaker in the Canadian Coast Guard. |
The vessel has participated in a number of research voyages, including Ice Station Sheba. As part of the Sheba project the Groseillier allowed itself to be frozen into the ice for the duration of the long, dark, arctic winter, to serve as a base for scientific researchers.
|At the time of her retirement in 1981, the Edna G. was the last coal-fired, steam-powered tugboat operating on Lake Superior. Named for the daughter of J. L. Greatsinger, then-president of the Duluth & Iron Range Railroad Company, the tug was built in 1896 specifically to transport ore carriers to and from Two Harbors. She remained in service there for all but two years of her career, when she ...||01/26/2007||617|