A look at the USS Miami, the nuclear submarine that was badly damaged and ultimately scrapped after a fire in May 2012 caused $700 million in damage:
CLASS: The Miami was in the Navy's Los Angeles-class nuclear-powered attack submarine fleet, the first of which was deployed in November 1976. Of 62 built from the early-1970s to the mid-1990s, 41 Los Angeles-class subs are still in commission.
AGE: Construction began in October 1986 and was completed in November 1988.
COMMISSIONED: June 30, 1990.
DEPLOYMENTS: North America, Europe, Africa and the Middle East.
OF NOTE: Miami was America's first nuclear-powered submarine to transit the Suez Canal, an honor earned in 1994. She was also the first sub since World War II to fire weapons in two theaters of operation: Iraq and Kosovo.
BUILDER: General Dynamics Electric Boat Division, Groton, Connecticut.
LENGTH: 362 feet.
DEAD WEIGHT: 395 tons.
SPEED: 25-plus knots (28-plus mph)
PROPULSION: One nuclear reactor, one shaft.
CREW: 12 officers, 98 enlisted personnel.
ARMAMENTS: Tomahawk missiles with 12 vertical launch tubes, MK48 torpedoes with four torpedo tubes.
SOURCES: Naval Vessel Register; U.S. Navy