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March 21, 2014 at 6:14 AM

Icebreaker Polar Star returns to Seattle today from Antarctic

The Associated Press SEATTLE — The Coast Guard says the icebreaker Polar Star is returning to Seattle Friday after a 108-day deployment to help resupply McMurdo Station, Antarctica. The vessel broke a 12-mile lane of ice up to 10-feet thick, clearing the way for a tanker and cargo ship. In January, the Polar Star also was dispatched to…

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