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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

Russian Navy Launches New Nuclear Submarine

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.

01/10/2013

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Guilty Plea In $450 Million Submarine Fire

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 […]

11/08/2012

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Parts From Decommissioned Sub Memphis To Be Used For Repair Of Miami

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.

10/02/2012

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Contract Awarded for Fire Damaged Submarine

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 […]

09/14/2012

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Navy Firms Up Estimates Of Repair Costs To Burned Sub

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.

08/22/2012

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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.

08/01/2012

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Arrest in Fire Aboard Groton-Based Submarine

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 […]

07/23/2012

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Senators Honor Crews Who Responded To Submarine Fire

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.

07/16/2012

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Sub Crewman Reassigned After Drunken Outburst In Bahrain

Navy documents say a sailor was dismissed as the senior enlisted man aboard a Groton-based attack submarine following drunken outbursts during a port visit in Bahrain.

07/13/2012

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