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Ships & Sailing Schedules: September 1963 to August 1964

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President Polk American President Line
Built: 1940 Gross tons: 9260 Length: 492ft (150m) Beam: 70ft (21m) Draft: 27ft (8m) Speed: 16.5kn Registry: USA Passengers: 96 First Class

President Polk of American President Line built 1940

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 sailingsArriveDepart
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 30Jun 30