A PROVISIONAL CALCULATION OF THE ICEBREAKING RESISTANCE OF THE USCGC POLAR STAR

The Coast Guard extensively instrumented the CGC Polar Star and conducted icebreaking tests on several occasions. This paper presents the results of resistance computations based on selected portions of the data and makes comparisons with theoretical and model experiment ice resistance predictions.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at Ice Tech '81 sponsored by the Eastern Canadian Section of SNAME, 16-19 June 1981. Proceedings price to members $30.00; non-members $45.00.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Society of Naval Architects and Marine Engineers

    601 Pavonia Avenue
    Jersey City, NJ  USA  07306-2907
  • Authors:
    • McIntosh, J A
    • Welsh, J P
  • Publication Date: 1981

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  • Pagination: n.p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00330881
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: May 21 1981 12:00AM