Portsmouth Naval Shipyard
More than 300 members of the New Hampshire National Guard went back to work Monday following a furlough caused by the government shutdown.
Family and friends who lost loved ones when the USS Thresher sank 50 years ago joined in tossing wreaths into the water Saturday in an emotional service in remembrance of the 129 Navy crew members and civilian technicians who lost their lives in the deadliest submarine disaster in U.S. history.
A small fire has been reported aboard the USS Miami just three days after a former shipyard worker was sentenced for setting a fire that caused about $450 million in damage.
A shipyard worker who set fire to the USS Miami because he wanted to go home and ended up causing $450 million in damage is due to be sentenced.
A fire-damaged submarine is expected to return to Navy service by the middle of 2015 following the replacement of cables, pipes and other scorched interior components.
Preliminary findings from Navy investigators suggest a fire aboard a dry-docked submarine started in a vacuum cleaner used by shipyard workers, officials said Wednesday. The Navy also confirmed a preliminary estimate of $400 million for repairs.
The Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Fire Department responded to a report of another potential fire aboard the USS Miami submarine Wednesday, but it turned out to be a false alarm.
A fire on a nuclear submarine off the coast of Maine is now out, officials announced Thursday morning.
Four people were injured in the blaze on the USS Miami at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.
The next round of nationwide military base closings is likely several years away, but New England’s business and congressional leaders say it’s not too soon to begin protecting the region’s bases from possible shutdown.