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Meet the last survivor of America’s most lethal World War II sub
Only nine of the USS Tang's original 87 crew survived the night it sank.
This retired Navy captain is pressuring the Navy to spill the beans on the worst submarine disaster in American history
Capt. Jim Bryant, a retired submarine skipper, wants the public to see the other 1,681 pages of the Navy's report on the worst sub disaster in American history.
Navy veteran killed in Molson Coors brewery shooting
Among the five victims of a shooting at a Milwaukee brewery on Wednesday was a former sailor who served aboard a nuclear submarine for four years until separating from the...
Judge orders Navy to release documents on the 1963 USS Thresher disaster which killed 129 sailors
Conflicting theories about the sinking include an electrical failure and flooding in the engine room. The documents could lend more clarity, the lawsuit says.
Navy submarines are now deploying with new ‘low-yield’ nuclear weapons
U.S. Navy ballistic missile submarines — boomers — are now sailing with ballistic missiles armed with new "low-yield" nuclear weapons, the Department of Defense announced Tuesday
The first black sailor to rise through the enlisted ranks and take command of a sub has died
Bundy started out as an enlisted sailor with sonar expertise, then made his way to assistant weapons officer and then submarine commander
The Navy still has no idea why a sailor carried out a deadly shooting at Pearl Harbor
"The investigation continues," said Navy Capt. Greg Burton.
Raccoon infestations and extreme rust didn’t stop an anonymous buyer from nabbing this Soviet-era submarine
The 48-year-old submarine, which is docked in Los Angeles, has been closed to the public since 2015 due to disrepair
Navy investigation finds no misconduct by submarine sailor shot dead in Hawaii
"A reasonable person cannot assume that engaging the doorknob on the door of an incorrect apartment would lead to death from a gun," the Navy said.
In a Navy first, drones fly resupply parts and medicine to underway submarine
A large percentage of parts that are needed on submarines weigh less than 5 pounds, and drone delivery could remove the need to pull into port
How we found out America’s largest military shipbuilder was accused of falsifying tests on nuclear submarines
How We Found Out explores recent reporting from Task & Purpose, answering questions about how we sourced our stories, what challenges we faced, and offers a behind-the-scenes look at how...
The worst submarine disaster in US history is finally getting a memorial at Arlington National Cemetery
Judy Douglas' brother was one of 129 men who died when the USS Thresher sank in 1963. "Long time coming," Douglas said of the memorial. "I mean it's going to...
Sub Commander Fired Over Allegations He Hired 10 Hookers On Deployment
The commander of the submarine USS Bremerton who was relieved of command in August 2018 over issues of "inappropriate personal conduct" was investigated on allegations that he hired about 10...
Naval Action Flick ‘Hunter Killer’ Is Pretty Much ‘Olympus Has Fallen’ On A Submarine
If you’ve been anxiously waiting for the next great brooding naval war flick, where the sonar pings from a glowing … Continued
This Upcoming Submarine Action Thriller Has Sailors Saying ‘Oorah’ And I’ve Already Lost Interest
There’s a new Navy submarine flick coming to theaters in the Fall. Hooyah! (See!? See how easy that was?) Based … Continued
China May Build A Diving Guided-Missile Ship, And The Plans Look Nuts
The Chinese navy may be putting a new spin on a classic warship: It’s looking into the possibility of giving … Continued
The Marines Are Eyeing A Badass Speedboat That Transforms Into A Spy Sub
There’s nothing more fearsome than the sight of battle-hardened Marines storming an enemy beach, but even the service’s tried-and-true ship-to-shore … Continued
Life On A Submarine: Raunchy, Cramped, And Occasionally Smells Like Sh*t
Welcome to Confessions Of, a weekly series where Task & Purpose’s James Clark solicits hilarious, embarrassing, and revealing stories from … Continued