The Battleship New Jersey welcomes the Public Works Association today. Enjoy your meeting and lunch aboard the Big J! Have your next meeting or event aboard the Battleship! From six guests to 3,006, the Battleship offers unique spaces and add-on options to make your next function a truly historic one! For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org … Continued
Month: September 2016
Camden, N.J. — The Honorable Ann Marie Donio, U.S. District Court, Camden, presided and U.S. District Court Deputy Clerk Trish Hruschka administered the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a naturalization ceremony on board the historic Battleship New Jersey on Wednesday, September 21. Louis R. Moffa, Jr., President of the Camden Bar … Continued
The Battleship remembers Greta Zimmer Friedman, the nurse from the iconic Times Square kiss, celebrating victory in World War II. Ms. Friedman passed away on Sept. 8 at the age of 92. Ms. Friedman’s kiss was captured in the sculpture, “Embracing Peace, ” created by Seward Johnson. One of the sculptures sits on the pier … Continued
The Battleship welcomes the new Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum. Check out Camden’s shipbuilding history, shipbuilding techniques and an exhibit on African-American North Pole discover Matthew Henson. The Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum is located on 1910 Broadway, Camden, NJ. For more information, visit www.camdenshipyardmuseum.org.
The Battleship’s Chowline concession stand will be open for lunch from 11:30am to 2pm on Saturdays and Sundays in the fall. Enjoy Dietz & Watson hot dogs and sausage sandwiches, salads, snacks, soft drinks and even a cold beer from the same chowline that the sailors of the Big J would eat from. Have your … Continued
Experience the simulation of being catapulted off the Battleship during WWII. You’ll fly over Iwo Jima, avoid anti-aircraft fire, engage in a dog fight and hopefully make it back to the Battleship to land in the seas and being hoisted by crane back on deck! The Flight Simulator is open for rides Wednesday through Sunday … Continued
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. William and Evelyn Caraballo for tying the knot aboard the Battleship New Jersey today! The couple held their wedding ceremony and reception on the ship’s historic fantail.
As a thanks for the support from local unions — like the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 711 of New Jersey, who volunteered to paint the ship’s hull – and to celebrate Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5, all union members with a valid ID can experience a free self-guided tour of the Battleship. … Continued