Friday, April 16, 2021
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U.S. Navy Decommissions USS Bonhomme Richard After Fire

The U.S. Navy held a decommissioning ceremony for the amphibious assault ship USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) at Naval Base San Diego on Wednesday after last July’s devastating fire which...

April 16, 2021
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Tuesday, December 29, 2020

Year In Review – Top Maritime Stories of 2020

What a year! With 2020 coming to a close, we’re taking a look back at the maritime stories that continued to make headlines all year long. IMO 2020 The year...

December 29, 2020
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Monday, November 30, 2020

Navy to Scrap USS Bonhomme Richard After Fire

The U.S. Navy has decided to scrap the amphibious landing dock USS Bonhomme Richard due to extensive damage from last July’s fire at Naval Base San Diego. The Navy said...

November 30, 2020
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Thursday, August 27, 2020

U.S. Navy Sailor Under Investigation for Arson in Bonhomme Richard Fire, Official Says

WASHINGTON, Aug 26 (Reuters) – A United States Navy sailor is under investigation for possible arson aboard a warship that caught fire last month and injured dozens of people, a...

August 27, 2020
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Friday, July 24, 2020
Maritime News

Watch: Naval Historian Updates on USS Bonhomme Richard Fire Response

Dr. Sal Mercogliano provides an update on the USS Bonhomme Richard fire at Naval Base San Diego. The video is a follow-on to his first video covering the initial response...

July 24, 2020
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Thursday, July 23, 2020
Maritime News

NASSCO Awarded $10 Million Contract for Bonhomme Richard Clean-Up

The U.S. Department of Defense has awarded a $10 million contract modification to General Dynamics NASSCO for the clean-up and dewatering of the USS Bonhomme Richard, which caught fire at Naval...

July 23, 2020
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Thursday, July 16, 2020
Maritime News

Firefighters Put Out Flames Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard; Vessel’s Future Unknown

By Dan Whitcomb LOS ANGELES, July 16 (Reuters) – Crews have extinguished all known fires aboard a U.S. Navy warship that burned for four days at its mooring in San...

July 16, 2020
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Maritime News

Watch: Naval Historian Breaks Down USS Bonhomme Richard Initial Fire and Response

On the morning of Sunday, July 12, 2020, at 8:50 AM PDT, USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD-6) moored at Naval Base San Diego, Pier 2 reported a fire in the lower...

July 16, 2020
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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Fire Continues to Burn on USS Bonhomme Richard

The fire on board the U.S. Navy’s USS Bonhomme Richard (LHD 6) continued to burn for a third straight day on Tuesday as firefighters battled to get the blaze under...

July 14, 2020
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Monday, July 13, 2020

Fire Fighters Battle Stubborn Fire Aboard USS Bonhomme Richard in San Diego

By Bing Guan SAN DIEGO (Reuters) – Flames raged for hours on Sunday aboard a U.S. warship docked at Naval Base San Diego, sending 21 people to the hospital with...

July 13, 2020
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