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.
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.
The Russian navy on Thursday hoisted its flag on a new nuclear powered submarine intended to form a key part of the country’s future nuclear deterrent.
By DAVID SHARP, Associated Press PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A former shipyard worker accused of setting a fire that caused about $450 million in damage to a nuclear-powered submarine pleaded guilty Thursday under a plea […]
U.S. Rep. Joe Courtney says the Navy will use a submarine that was recently taken out of commission for spare parts as it repairs a fire-damaged sub at a Maine shipyard.
KITTERY, Maine (AP) _ The U.S. Navy has awarded a $94 million contract for planning and ordering materials for the repair of a submarine severely damaged by fire while in dry dock in Maine. The […]
The cost to fix a Groton-based submarine that was severely damaged by a fire at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard will come in within $50 million of the original estimate.
Officer Describes Conditions On Burning Sub; Judge Refuses To Release Worker Accused Of Setting Fire
A civilian shipyard worker accused of setting a fire that caused $400 million in damage to the Groton-based nuclear-powered submarine USS Miami will remain in jail after a magistrate ruled Wednesday he is too great a risk to society and a Navy officer described a harrowing scene inside the burning vessel.
PORTLAND, Maine (AP) _ A civilian employee working as a painter and sandblaster aboard a submarine at a Maine shipyard has been charged with setting a fire that caused $400 million in damages to the […]
New Hampshire’s U.S. Senators Jeanne Shaheen and Kelly Ayotte on Monday honored the first responders who helped contain the fire on board the USS Miami, which is home-ported in Groton, when it was in drydock at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.