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POLAR SEA in the Bering Sea

After POLAR SEA completed her mission in the Gulf of Alaska, we headed through Unimak Pass to the Bering Sea to find ice and ice seals for the NOAA scientists and in order to train new crewmembers in the art of icebreaking.

POLAR SEA's first taste of pancake ice in the Bering Sunset outside of Nome, AK POLAR SEA in the ice; captured from the air During icebreaking, POLAR SEA raises the wind pennant to gauge the direction of the wind better
Last Modified 9/19/2013