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Biden to Visit Shipyard

| September 1, 2014

Vice President Joe Biden is paying a visit to the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard this week. Joining him on Wednesday will be U.S. Sen. Jeanne Shaheen and Rep. Carol Shea-Porter of New Hampshire, along with Reps. Chellie Pingree and Mike Michaud of Maine. The shipyard announced the visit on Sunday. Pingree said Sunday that it’s important […]

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Navy Says Goodbye to Sub

| March 28, 2014

KITTERY, Maine (AP) – The Navy has said goodbye to the fire-damaged USS Miami. A formal decommissioning ceremony was held Friday at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Maine, where the nuclear-powered submarine was ravaged by a May 2012 fire set by a shipyard worker. Rear Adm. Ken Perry, commander of the submarine Group Two in Connecticut, […]

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Unstable Crane at Shipyard

| January 8, 2014

(Courtesy Wikipedia)     KITTERY, Maine (AP) – Officials at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard temporarily evacuated some personnel after concerns were raised about an unstable crane being used for some building repairs. Deputy Public Affairs Officer Gary Hildreth said the report about the crane next to Building 178 came in at about 8:30 a.m. Wednesday. […]

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Shipyard Employees to Work Even If Government Shuts Down

| September 30, 2013

KITTERY, Maine (AP) – Thousands of workers are being told to report to duty Tuesday at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, even if the federal government shuts down. In Washington, a budget dispute over President Barack Obama’s signature health care law could lead to the first government shutdown in 17 years at midnight. But the Navy says […]

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