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||Arrive||Depart|
|President Polk arrives on around-the-world voyage westbound from San Francisco via the Far East, Suez Canal, Mediterranean and 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 and Port Everglades.||Jun 30||Jun 30|