The Day worked with Visible Government Online Inc., an information technology and services company in Brunswick, Maine, to create a searchable database using data obtained from the Naval Safety Center by The Day through a Freedom of Information Act request.
A - Someone was killed or permanently disabled, or there were damages of $2 million or more.
B - Someone was partially disabled, several people were hospitalized, or there were damages of $500,000 to $2 million.
C - $50,000 to $500,000 in damages or an injury that caused someone to take a day or more off from work.
D - $20,000 to $50,000 in damages or a recordable injury or illness not otherwise classified.
The Montpelier-San Jacinto collision was one of 906 submarine accidents from late 2004 through 2013, according to data obtained from the Naval Safety Center by The Day through a Freedom of Information Act request. The data provided by the Navy shows that the most severe accidents account for only 2 percent of submarine mishaps over the past decade.
According to data obtained from the Naval Safety Center by The Day through a Freedom of Information Act request, there were 906 accidents involving submarines from late 2004 through 2013. The data also revealed:• The most accident-prone submarine was the USS Alabama. The ballistic-missile submarine, which is based at the Naval Base Kitsap in Washington, has two crews. The Gold Crew had 44 mishaps and the Blue Crew had two, for a total of 5...
The Groton-based submarine was in a dry dock on May 23 at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard in Kittery, Maine, when it caught fire and burned until the next day. The shipyard worker accused of setting the fire has been charged with arson.
Kittery, Maine - The first phase of the clean up on the USS Miami has begun.Workers at the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard were authorized on Tuesday to return to the submarine, which caught fire at 5:41 p.m. on May 23 and burned until 3:30 a.m. the next day.