Recently Re-installed Quad 40 Gun Fired for First Time in 60 Year

The Quad 40 Gun, recently re-installed aboard the Battleship New Jersey, was fired for the first time in more 60 years during a ceremony marking the 75th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey on Dec. 7. The ceremony also include the unveiling of a crystal sculpture of the champaigne bottle holder that christened … Continued

Battleship New Jersey to Remember Pearl Harbor Day and Celebrate 75th Anniversary of Her Launch  

   T-6 Texan Trainer Prop Planes Fly Over in Morning, Firing of Quad 40 Gun in the Afternoon DATE:           December 7, 2017 TIME:            Pearl Harbor Day Fly Over and Wreath Presentation:    9:00 am                      75th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey:  1:45pm                PLACE:         … Continued

Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Aboard the Battleship New Jersey

DATE:           December 5, 2017 TIME:            10:30 a.m.                   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, 62 Battleship Place,  Camden Waterfront, NJ  08103                       DETAILS:     All veterans are invited to attend a special ceremony to remember the anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor.  The ceremony will occur at 10:30am on Tuesday, December 5 and is presented by the … Continued

Own a Piece of History!

The Battleship has 14 signal flags retired due to wear that flew above the ship during holidays and special events and are available for a donation. They are $45 each, plus shipping and handling. Donations are used to pay for replacement signal flags. Flags available: Quebec (Q); Flag 7; Pennant 1; Pennant 4; Pennant 5; … Continued

Army-Navy Football Game Returns to Philadelphia

Philadelphia, PA – November 27, 2017 – On Saturday, December 9, all eyes will be on Philadelphia as the 118th Army-Navy Game presented by USAA kicks off at Lincoln Financial Field. As fans know, the annual Army-Navy Game is more than just a gridiron match between the United States Military Academy (USMA) and the United … Continued

Support the Battleship on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28

#GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. The Battleship New Jersey, … Continued

Spend the First Night of 2018 Aboard the Battleship!

Families can experience the First Night of 2018 aboard the Battleship New Jersey! Our award-winning overnight program features dinner and breakfast served at the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, a ride in the Flight Simulator, and the chance to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did. … Continued

Experience Black Dragon Friday, This Friday, November 24

You may know the shopping day after Thanksgiving as Black Friday, but on the Battleship, we refer to Friday, Nov. 24 as Black Dragon Friday! During WWII, because of the ship’s dark painted hull and when she fired her guns it looked like she was breathing fire, the Battleship earned the nickname “The Black Dragon.” … Continued

Happy Thanksgiving from the Big J!

The crew of the Battleship New Jersey wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving! The Battleship will be closed for walk-up tours on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23. The Battleship will be open for tours on Friday, Nov. 24.  For “Black Dragon Friday,” guests can get an additional 10% off any purchase in the ship’s Gift … Continued