Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

USS Miami Submarine Fire (Photo courtesy WBZ-TV)

Navy Says Goodbye To Groton-Based Arson-Damaged Sub

The Navy said farewell Friday to the USS Miami, the nuclear-powered submarine whose service was cut short when a shipyard employee trying to get out of work set it on fire.

03/28/2014

(Photo courtesy WBZ-TV)

Sequestration Sinks Sub

By DAVID SHARP  Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ The Navy has decided to scrap the USS Miami instead of repairing the nuclear-powered submarine because of budget cuts and growing costs of repairing damage from […]

08/07/2013

File photo of a Naval shipyard. (credit: Sean Gardner/Getty Images)

5,000 Naval Shipyard Employees Preparing To Lose Month’s Pay Over Sequester

They don’t care which side caused Washington’s latest crisis.

03/01/2013

File photo of a submarine. (credit: SVEN NACKSTRAND/AFP/GettyImages)

Navy: Fire Started By Vacuum Causes $400M In Damage On Nuke-Powered Sub

KITTERY, Maine (AP) — Preliminary findings from Navy investigators suggest a fire aboard a dry-docked submarine started in a vacuum cleaner used by shipyard workers, officials said Wednesday. The Navy also confirmed a preliminary estimate […]

06/07/2012

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