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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.


Navy Submarine Base New London, Groton CT  (Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

$71M Spent on USS Miami Before Repair Scuttled

The Navy spent about $71 million on cleanup, planning and initial repairs on the fire-damaged USS Miami before scuttling plans to restore the nuclear-powered submarine.


(Photo courtesy WBZ-TV)

Navy: USS Miami Inactivation Won’t Hurt Connecticut Shipyard

The arson-damaged USS Miami will be deactivated at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard and extra repair work will be steered to Connecticut-based Electric Boat, minimizing the effect on workers at both shipyards, the Navy’s director of undersea warfare said Wednesday.


(Photo courtesy WBZ-TV)

Fire Damage May Force Scrapping Of Submarine Based In Groton

A fire that swept through the Groton-based nuclear-powered submarine USS Miami at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard caused extensive damage to its forward compartments, raising questions about whether it might have to be scrapped.



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