Portsmouth Naval Shipyard (PNS)
Located near Portsmouth, New Hampshire, the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard has a long history. In 1800, the shipyard was created by the government to build warships. Around the time of World War I, PNS also began building submarines. Following World War II, it became the center for designing and constructing submarines though the 1960s. Today, PNS continues to support the submarine fleet through overhaul and modernization.
Nuclear workers from the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard have been included in many NIOSH studies. Below are fact sheets that summarize some of the study findings for workers.
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