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Posted by .Zarin on Jan 28th, 2011

Actually a little searching in the Internet, I found a few good photos of the atomic icebreaker "Polar Star" (WAGB-10), which served as a prototype for "Borealis". (NOTE: This isn't Borealis from Ep3)

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Some information:

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 Operations Section of the United States Coast Guard.

Also, Polar Sea is have a personal Twitter, but not refreshed since 2009 Twitter

Polar Sea and Polar Star in the Google Maps:
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Polar Star and Borealis:
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Then, there's a good collection a photos of Polar Sea in science expeditions:
USCGC Polar Sea

Also more photos in Flickr:

Polar Star and Polar Sea in Wiki:

Polar Star

Polar Sea

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