25 May '12, 7am

Los Angeles-Class Nuclear Sub USS Miami Catches Fire in Dry Dock: A fire raged through the nuclear-powered Los A...

USS Miami (SSN 755) entered dry dock in March 2012 for an overhaul at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard. (U.S. Navy photo) A fire raged through the nuclear-powered Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Miami on Wednesday 23 May while sitting in a dry dock at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine. The fire is reported to have started during the evening hours and was extinguished through the heroic efforts of shipyard firefighters, Miami crewmembers, and firefighters from more than a dozen fire departments from Maine and New Hampshire. The USS Miami (SSN-755) was built by the Electric Boat division of General Dynamics in Groton, Connecticut and was commissioned on 30 June 1990 at a cost of approximately $900 million. The boat is permanently assigned to Submarine Group Two in Groton, Connecticut. The Miami was laid up in a Portsmouth dry dock on 1 March 2012 to underg...

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