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.
A man working at Electric Boat’s Quonset Point facility has been killed in an accident.
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.
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 […]
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, […]
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 […]
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.
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.
A new president has been named at Electric Boat, effective May 2.
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.