• Naturalization and Wreath Ceremony Aboard the Battleship for Memorial Day
    Thursday May 26th, 2016
    Naturalization Ceremony July 4 2015
    Camden, N.J. — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Mount Laurel Field Office Director Ya-Mei Chen will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony on board the historic Battleship New Jersey on Monday, May 30 at 10 a.m.  The ceremony will take place on the Battleship’s fantail (tented ...
  • Ceremony for the Anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey will take place on the Fantail Tonight
    Monday May 23rd, 2016
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    Tonight’s ceremony to recognize the 73rd anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey will be held on the fantail (tented rear deck) at 6:30pm.
  • USS New Jersey Silver Returns to the Battleship
    Friday May 20th, 2016
    USS NJ Silver in Display case
    The Tiffany silverware for the USS New Jersey was packed up and transported from Drumthwacket, the New Jersey Governor’s residence in Princeton, NJ, and brought back to the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, on the Camden Waterfront, NJ,  today.  The Battleship and the Governor’s office agreed on a deal to share the silver for guests to see.  ...
  • Check Out the USS New Jersey Silver, Now on Display at the Battleship
    Friday May 20th, 2016
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    Check out the USS New Jersey Tiffany silver, now on display in the Captain’s Cabin. Guests who take the Fire Power tour can experience the silver, which will be on display at the Battleship throughout the spring and summer.
  • USS New Jersey Silver Returning to the Big J!
    Friday May 20th, 2016
    Battleship Silver
    Battleship CEO Phil Rowan (left) and Leslie Watson, of the Battleship’s Curatorial Department, inspect the silver from the USS New Jersey at Drumthwacket today.  A team from the Battleship visited the Governor’s residence in Princeton to pack and transport the silver to the Battleship, where it will be on this display this summer.
  • USS New Jersey Crew Member Bill Reay Signs Veterans Wall
    Friday May 20th, 2016
    Bill Reay
    USS New Jersey crew member Bill Reay signs the Veteran Wall aboard the Battleship. Mr. Reay served aboard the Big J during the Vietnam War.  He returned to the Battleship to take a tour on Thursday, May 19.  The Veteran Wall has been signed by thousands of USS New Jersey sailors from WWII to the ...
  • Elementary School Students Invade the Battleship!
    Friday May 20th, 2016
    Students on Pier
    Over 280 students from J. Mason Tomlin Elementary School in Mantua, NJ toured the World’s Greatest Battleship on Thursday, May 19.  The Tomlin School group was one of four schools who experienced a guided tour of the Battleship that day. School group tours of the Battleship are available for just $10 per student.  Groups of 20 ...
  • Meet the Big Talker’s Dom Giordano, Broadcasting on the Battleship Pier from 10am to Noon today.
    Tuesday May 17th, 2016
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    Meet the Big Talker’s Don Giordano, broadcasting live from the pier of the Battleship from 10am to noon today! Dom and the Big Talker team are at the Battleship to cover the Army and Navy rugby team demonstration and meet-and-greet from 11am to noon. No cost to meet Dom or the rugby teams on the ...
  • Camden Waterfront Among Six Local Trips You Need to Take This Summer
    Monday May 16th, 2016
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    BY ANNE E. KOONS Phillyvoice.com Entertaining your kids during the summer months can be a full-time job. Luckily, South Jersey is full of fun places even the most demanding kids will enjoy. You don’t have to take a week-long vacation to have a good time. Squeezing in a few day trips here and there can keep your ...
  • Army and Navy Rugby Teams Run Drills, Meet Students on the Battleship Pier
    Monday May 16th, 2016
    Army & Navy Rugby teams running drills
    Players and coaches of the Army and Navy Men’s Rugby teams met students touring the Battleship and ran drills on the pier during the morning of Tuesday, May 17.   Guests also met the Penn Mutual Lion mascot and radio personality Dom Giordano, who was broadcasting his show on Big Talker Radio 1210 live from the ...