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The World’s 7 Coolest Floating Hotels

From retired ocean liners and rock-themed submarines, to tricked-out houseboats and huts tied to inner tubes, here are seven of the world’s coolest.

03/19/2014

Submarine Virginia (Lt. Patrick Evans/Navy Photo)

Sub Work Going To Electric Boat

Electric Boat has won a $152 million contract to support its work developing Virginia-class attack submarines for the U.S. Navy.

09/26/2013

Electric Boat shipyard (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Union Says 450-500 Layoffs Expected At Electric Boat

A union that represents workers at Electric Boat says it has been told by the submarine builder to expect between 450 and 500 layoffs over the next few months.

08/23/2013

Groton Submarine Base (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Command Of Attack Subs To Move To Virginia

Command of all the attack submarines based on the East Coast will soon shift from an officer in Connecticut to Virginia as the Navy consolidates its ranks of admirals.

08/22/2013

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Blast Aboard Indian Submarine

By ASHOK SHARMA, Associated Press NEW DELHI (AP) _ The Indian navy says the submarine crippled by an explosion and fire that killed at least some of the 18 sailors aboard had been damaged in […]

08/14/2013

Submarine Virginia (Lt. Patrick Evans/Navy Photo)

Navy Resumes Sub-Escort Duties On Thames

The U.S. Navy is taking back responsibility for escorting its submarines along the Thames River to and from its base in Groton.

07/12/2013

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Courtney: Sub ‘Miami’ Won’t Be Scrapped

Repairs to the fire-damaged submarine USS Miami will continue, according to Congressman Joe Courtney,

04/12/2013

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Former Sub Commander Who Faked His Death Seeks To Stay In Navy

A hearing in Groton is considering whether a former submarine commander who faked his own death should be expelled from the Navy.

04/12/2013

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Budget Cuts May Affect Plans To Repair Submarine “Miami”

The Navy’s commitment to repairing a nuclear submarine severely damaged by an arsonist last spring is wavering under the realities of mandatory budget cuts, officials say.

03/18/2013

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17-Year Sentence In $450 Million Dollar Submarine Fire

A shipyard worker who set fire to the USS Miami because he wanted to go home and ended up causing $450 million in damage has been sentenced to prison for a little more than 17 years.

03/15/2013

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