A 200-ton naval engine slid off a tractor-trailer outside the National Steel and Shipbuilding Co. shipyard in San Diego on July 26, pulverizing a parked car, partially crushing another and injuring a woman. While investigators probed the accident, Nassco briefly closed the yard. But by the next day, work was again in full swing, as 4,600 employees raced to complete four Lewis and Clark-class logistics ships, also known by their functional designation “T-AKE,” for the U.S. Military Sealift ...


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