POLLUX (AKR-290)


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Year Built
1973
Official Number
550721
Shipyard
A. G. Weser Seebeckwerft
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Partial Container - RO/RO
MARAD Type
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Ship Length
946 feet
Beam
106 feet
Mast Height
--
Net Tons
--
Gross Tons
41127 tons
Cargo Capacity
--
Draft, Summer
--
Draft, Lightweight
--
Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
--
Immersion, Summer
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Immersion, Lightweight
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Fate
Still in Govt. Service


Historical Narrative



There is no historical narrative for this vessel at this time.

Vessel Name History

1973 - 1981: Sea-Land Market
1981 - present: Pollux

Photo Captions

1.) USNS Pollux, underway.  MARAD file photo.
2.) USNS Pollux, with tugs and crane barges.  MARAD file photo.


Vessel Name History

POLLUX (AKR-290)

SEA-LAND MARKET

Mission

No Mission for this vessel

Historical Documents
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Milestones


Event: Vessel Name Change
Date: 11/16/1981

Vessel name changed from SEA-LAND MARKET to POLLUX
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 3/1/2008

Towed to Boston Ship Repair
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/21/2010

No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-10-04
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/26/2010

Completed Turbo Activation.
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 12/4/2012

No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-13-1
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 12/9/2012

Completed Turbo Activation.
Event: Homeport Location
Date: 11/30/2014

Vessel relocated to MARAD layberth facility
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/6/2016

Conducting no-notice turbo activation. TA-16-4
Event: Vessel Activation
Date: 9/15/2016

Completed no-notice turbo activation.

Ship Imagery


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Status Cards


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Documents


Date Type Name Expand Download
1/1/0001 Pollux history_FINAL.pdf Default Generic Expand Image Default Generic Download Image

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


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