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Navy: USS Miami Inactivation Won’t Hurt Connecticut Shipyard

The arson-damaged USS Miami will be deactivated at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and extra repair work will be steered to Connecticut-based Electric Boat, minimizing the effect on workers at both shipyards, the Navy’s director of undersea warfare said Wednesday.

08/08/2013

Quonset Point, Rhode Island (John Mopttern/AFP/Getty Images)

Worker Killed At Electric Boat, Quonset Point

A man working at Electric Boat’s Quonset Point facility has been killed in an accident.

07/15/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Small Fire At Electric Boat Shipyard

A spokesman for Electric Boat says a minor equipment fire at a dock at the submarine maker caused some damage to equipment, but caused no injuries.

06/13/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Fire Quickly Doused at Electric Boat

GROTON, Conn. (AP) _ A spokesman for Electric Boat says a minor equipment fire at a dock at the submarine maker caused some damage to equipment, but caused no injuries. Spokesman Robert Hamilton said Wednesday […]

06/12/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Spain Seeks US Help to Slim Down Overweight Sub

By MICHAEL MELIA Associated Press HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ A new, Spanish-designed submarine has a weighty problem: The vessel is more than 70 tons too heavy, and officials fear if it goes out to sea, […]

06/05/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Funding Restored For Groton Sub Construction

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) _ The U.S. House of Representatives has approved a measure that restores funding for construction of a second attack submarine in 2014. Military contractors led by Groton’s Electric Boat are building two […]

03/22/2013

Steny Hoyer (Chip Somodevilla/Getty Images)

House Whip Visits Electric Boat Manufacturing

The No. 2 Democrat in the U.S. House is visiting Rhode Island to discuss workforce training and tour Electric Boat’s submarine manufacturing plant at Quonset Point.

07/06/2012

Electric Boat Marks 60th Anniversary Of Nautilus

The Electric Boat shipyard has held a ceremony to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the keel-laying for USS Nautilus, the first nuclear-powered submarine.

06/14/2012

Kevin Poitras (Courtesy Electric Boat)

New President At Electric Boat

A new president has been named at Electric Boat, effective May 2.

04/04/2012

Electric Boat New London Campus (General Dynamics photo)

EB Expects To Hire 300 Engineers

Electric Boat President John Casey says he expects the submarine manufacturer will hire 300 engineers this year with only temporary layoffs of some maintenance workers at its shipyard in Groton.

01/10/2012

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