Category Archives: Shipyard

Shipyard suspends welding on future carrier John F. Kennedy after small fire


WASHINGTON — A small fire aboard the U.S. Navy’s next Ford-class carrier John F. Kennedy has prompted builder Newport News Shipbuilding to shut down all welding this week as the shipyard investigates, according to a statement from Huntington Ingalls Industries, its parent company. The fire broke out around 10:15 a.m. on Monday and was quickly […]