Built: 1940 Gross tons: 9260 Length: 492ft (150m) Beam: 70ft (21m) Draft: 27ft (8m) 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.
|SAILING SCHEDULE of President Polk - all sailings|
|President Polk arrives on around-the-world voyage westbound from San Francisco via the Far East, Suez Canal, Mediterranean & New York; departs on around-the-world voyage westbound to Cristobal, Balboa, Acapulco, San Francisco, Honolulu, Yokohama, Kobe, Hong Kong, Saigon, Singapore, Penang, Cochin, Bombay, Karachi, Suez, Port Said, Alexandria, Naples, Marseille, Genoa, Livorno, New York & Port Everglades.||Jun 30|