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Coast Guard captain Uchytil retires from 'deep freezes' and 'ice liberties'

...then graduating in 1984 with a bachelor's degree in marine science and being assigned to the 399-foot Coast Guard cutter Polar Sea as a deck watch and navigation officer. Uchytil reflected that, while during academy swab summer on board...
My Turn: US icebreaking program - where have all the big thinkers gone?

...Through its role managing the U.S. icebreaking fleet, NSF gradually emasculated the program to where the Coast Guard cutter Polar Sea will be decommissioned Sept. 29. Plans to renovate sister ship Polar Star exist, but few believe Polar Star...
On board the Polar Sea idea of the ship layout and what life is like underway," she said. With up to 75,000 horsepower, the Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea is the world's most powerful non-nuclear icebreaker, according to the Coast Guard. It just completed a...
Juneau's generosity is what I'm thankful for

The U.S. Coast Guard Cutter Polar Sea pulled into Juneau on Wednesday, and the following morning about 20 crew members, led by Chief Warrant Officer Joel Moore and...


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