POLLUX (AKR-290)


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Year Built
1973
Official Number
550721
Shipyard
A. G. Weser Seebeckwerft
General Type
Dry Cargo
Specific Type
Combination Roll On - Roll Off (ConRo)
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
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Displacement, Summer
--
Displacement, Lightweight
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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Historical Documents
Name Download

Milestones


Event Date Content
Vessel Name Change
11/16/1981 Vessel name changed from SEA-LAND MARKET to POLLUX
Vessel Activation
3/1/2008 Towed to Boston Ship Repair
Vessel Activation
9/21/2010 No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-10-04
Vessel Activation
9/26/2010 Completed Turbo Activation.
Vessel Activation
12/4/2012 No Notice Turbo Activation. TA-13-1
Vessel Activation
12/9/2012 Completed Turbo Activation.
Homeport Location
11/30/2014 Vessel relocated to MARAD layberth facility
Vessel Activation
9/6/2016 Conducting no-notice turbo activation. TA-16-4
Vessel Activation
9/15/2016 Completed no-notice turbo activation.

Ship Imagery




Status Cards



Documents


Date Type Name Download
(No Date) Pollux history_FINAL.pdf Default Generic Download Image

Plans


No documents for this vessel


Shipwreck Information


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