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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

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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