Thursday, January 30, 2020
Navy

General Dynamics Tops Profit Estimates On Shipyard Backlog

By Mike Stone (Reuters) – General Dynamics on Wednesday reported a 28% jump in its backlog due to a shipyard order for US Navy submarines. Shares fell 1.7% during morning...

January 30, 2020
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Sunday, February 24, 2019
Sahand Destroyer
Navy

Iran Fires Missile From Submarine In Gulf War Games

by Raissa Kasolowsky (Reuters) – Iran successfully tested a cruise missile on Sunday during naval exercises near the Strait of Hormuz, Iran’s state media reported, at a time of heightened...

February 24, 2019
Total Views: 11

Saturday, October 28, 2017
ROYAL NAVY submarine HMS Astute ready for operations
Defense

Royal Navy Sacks Coked-Up Submariners

(Reuters) – Britain’s navy has fired nine sailors serving on a nuclear-armed submarine after they tested positive for using cocaine, the country’s defense ministry said on Saturday. The crew were...

October 28, 2017
Total Views: 18

Wednesday, November 23, 2016
USS Salt Lake City and USS Frank Cable
Navy

What Is Life Like Aboard A Ballistic Missile Submarine?

By Jim Garamone (DoD News) Impressive is the only word I can come up with to describe my impressions of the Naval Submarine Base at Kings Bay, Georgia. I accompanied Marine Corps...

November 23, 2016
Total Views: 133

Tuesday, September 20, 2016
Seventeen Fathoms Deep Cover Photo
Blog

Book Review — Seventeen Fathoms Deep: The Saga of the Submarine S-4 Disaster by Joseph A. Williams

Book Review by Rick Spilman – On the afternoon of December 17th, 1927, the US Navy submarine S-4 was surfacing near Provincetown, MA, when it was run down by US...

September 20, 2016
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Friday, November 14, 2014
News

Sweden Confirms Sub Breach

Prime Minister Stefan Loefven said Sweden will increase its military arsenal and step up border defenses after the navy found proof that Stockholm’s archipelago was infiltrated by a foreign submarine.

November 14, 2014
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Monday, April 7, 2014
Navy-Submarine-Sonar-Officer
Incidents

Submarine Hunters Lead Search For Malaysian Airliner

By David Stringer (Bloomberg) – Leaning on a window ledge of a Boeing Co. (BA) P-8A Poseidon, U.S. Navy aircrewman David Everly peered over the Indian Ocean and squeezed a button clasped...

April 7, 2014
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Tuesday, December 3, 2013
Interesting

Researchers Discover Long-Lost WWII Aircraft-Carrying Submarine Off Oahu

Researchers at the University of Hawaii this week have confirmed the discovery of a long-lost World War II-era Japanese mega-submarine, the I-400, lost since 1946 when it was intentionally scuttled by U.S. forces after its capture

December 3, 2013
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Sunday, October 20, 2013
Blog

Maritime Monday for October 21st, 2013: Movies About Submarines, Part 2

above: Atlantic Convoy (Columbia, 1942) Released shortly after the similar Columbia wartime story Submarine Raider, Atlantic Convoy is set on the coast of Iceland. Civilian weatherman Carl Hansen (John Beal)...

October 20, 2013
Total Views: 55

Sunday, October 13, 2013
Maritime Monday for October 14th, 2013; Why We Love Movies About Submarines
Blog

Maritime Monday for October 14th, 2013; Why We Love Movies About Submarines

“I saw the submariners, the way they stood aloof and silent, watching their pigboat with loving eyes. They are alone in the Navy. I admired the PT boys. And I...

October 13, 2013
Total Views: 60

Wednesday, August 14, 2013
Fire Incidents

Indian Submariners Killed After Being Trapped By Explosion, Fire

India's navy chief held out little hope for survivors on a submarine after some of its weapons detonated accidentally and fire swept through it. The likely deaths and damage are the worst blow to the navy since a 1971 war with Pakistan.

August 14, 2013
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Monday, June 10, 2013
Navy

Submarine Grave Discovery Propels New York Explorers’ Movie Bid

Two years after Tim Taylor and Christine Dennison put up $750,000 to find and document the R-12, and 70 years after the vessel sank, the two explorers are tapping crowd-funding site Kickstarter to finish a documentary about the discovery.

June 10, 2013
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Thursday, January 10, 2013
uss jacksonville fast attack submarine
Collision

US Navy Submarine Gives Love Tap to Fishing Boat, Damages Periscope

WASHINGTON – A nuclear-powered U.S. attack submarine struck a suspected fishing vessel shortly after passing through the Strait of Hormuz in the Gulf on Thursday, damaging one of the submarine’s...

January 10, 2013
Total Views: 14

Sunday, October 14, 2012
USS-Montpelier-SSN-765
Interesting

Nuclear Submarine Rammed By Navy Cruiser – UPDATE

Update: The U.S Navy submarine and Aegis cruiser that collided off the East Coast of the United States on 13 October arrived safely in port on the 14th. USS Montpelier...

October 14, 2012
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Thursday, June 7, 2012
uss_miami-submarine-fire
Fire Incidents

Vacuum Cleaner Sparked $400M Naval Shipyard Fire

Officials at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard released initial findings June 6 in the case of the recent fire onboard the US Navy’s Los Angeles-class fast attack submarine USS Miami (SSN 755)....

June 7, 2012
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Thursday, May 24, 2012
uss miami arrives
Defense

13 Hours Later, Firefighters Extinguish Blaze on Board US Navy Fast Attack Submarine

USS Miami, an American Los Angeles-class “improved” fast attack submarine was undergoing a routine maintenance shipyard availability at Portsmouth Naval Shipyard when she caught fire at 5:41 PM Wednesday evening....

May 24, 2012
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Monday, May 21, 2012
moship rolls royce istanbul shipyard
Defense

Preparing for the Worst, Turkish Navy Awards Contract for Submarine Rescue Mother Ship [VIDEO]

Rolls-Royce and Istanbul Shipyard will be working together following their announcement today of an award by the Turkish Navy for three new ships.  Istanbul Shipyard will design and build one Submarine Rescue...

May 21, 2012
Total Views: 13

Sunday, May 13, 2012
Blog

Maritime Monday for May 14, 2012: In the Town Where I Was Born

Tintin 363 (original) Take ‘Er Down (1954) “I must confess that my imagination refuses to see any sort of submarine doing anything but suffocating its crew and floundering at sea.”...

May 13, 2012
Total Views: 35

Monday, February 27, 2012
Blog

Maritime Monday for February 27th, 2012 – “Wir sind in Scapa Flow!!”

Kapitänleutnant Günther Prien in 1940 Kriegsmarine Commander of Submarines Karl Dönitz devised a plan to attack Scapa Flow by submarine within days of the outbreak of war. Its goal would...

February 27, 2012
Total Views: 16