Built: 1940 Gross tons: 9260 Length: 492ft Beam: 70ft Draft: 27ft Speed: 16.5kn Registry: USA Passengers: 96 First Class
This combination passenger-cargo liner operated an Around-the-World route from Aug 1946 to Dec 1965, although Port Everglades was not added until the early 1960s. Interport sailings were also available. The President Polk had a high standard of accommodations, with all outside staterooms, well-appointed lounge with a bar, library, outdoor pool and intimate dining salon.
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