POLAR STAR (WAGB-10) class Weapon Systems // Ships // Coast Guard/Border Patrol

Country of Origin: USA

The POLAR STAR-class vessels are the largest icebreakers in service outside of Russia. Several ships were originally planned in the class as replacements for the since-stricken WIND-class icebreakers. However, only the two ships were built, in part because construction costs were higher than anticipated. HULL: These ships have conventional icebreaker hull forms. The class is 399 ft (122 m) long, 84 ft (25.6 m) wide and has a draft of 32 ft 2 in (9.8 m). The vessels displace 13,402...


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