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Portsmouth Naval Shipyard

Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (WBZ-TV photo)

NH Guard Members, Shipyard Workers Back After Shutdown Furlough

More than 300 members of the New Hampshire National Guard went back to work Monday following a furlough caused by the government shutdown.

10/07/2013

A memorial service is held Saturday to mark the 50th anniversary of the loss of USS Thresher off Cape Cod.

Memorial Service Honors 50th Anniversary Of USS Thresher Disaster

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.

04/06/2013

The USS Miami was severely damaged by a fire that broke out on May 23, 2012 in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Small Fire Reported Aboard USS Miami

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.

03/18/2013

The USS Miami was severely damaged by a fire that broke out on May 23, 2012 in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

NH Man Sentenced To 17 Years, $400 Million In Restitution Over Nuclear Sub 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 is due to be sentenced.

03/15/2013

The USS Miami was severely damaged by a fire that broke out on May 23, 2012 in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Burned Submarine Expected Back In Service In 2015

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.

08/22/2012

The USS Miami was severely damaged by a fire that broke out on May 23, 2012 in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

$400 Million Fire On Nuclear Submarine Started In A Vaccuum Cleaner

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.

06/06/2012

The USS Miami was severely damaged by a fire that broke out on May 23, 2012 in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

False Alarm For Fire-Damaged US Navy Sub In Maine

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.

06/06/2012

The USS Miami was severely damaged by a fire that broke out on May 23, 2012 in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Fire Extinguished On Nuclear Submarine In Maine

A fire on a nuclear submarine off the coast of Maine is now out, officials announced Thursday morning.

05/24/2012

The USS Miami was severely damaged by a fire that broke out on May 23, 2012 in the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

Submarine At Portsmouth Naval Shipyard Catches Fire

Four people were injured in the blaze on the USS Miami at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard.

05/23/2012

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New England Preps For Next Round Of Base Closings

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.

02/26/2011