• Happy Birthday US Navy!
    Thursday October 13th, 2016
    A view from the forward deck of the battleship USS NEW JERSEY (BB-62) as her 16-inch guns are fired off the starboard side during a deployment off the coast of Beirut, Lebanon.
    Saluting the greatest navy in the world! Happy Birthday US Navy!
  • Food Circus Supermarkets Donate $11,000 to the Battleship
    Tuesday October 11th, 2016
    Food Circus donation
    Joseph Azzolina Jr. (middle with check), President of Food Circus, Inc. and Board of Trustee member, donates a check for $11,000 to the Battleship New Jersey as part of a Food Circus fundraising promotion this past summer. Accepting the check is Battleship CEO Phil Rowan (second from right), as Board members Robert Wahlquist (left) and ...
  • Check Out the Battleship on “This is South Jersey” Saturday, Oct. 15
    Monday October 10th, 2016
    This is South Jersey
    The Battleship will be featured on the TV travel show, “This is South Jersey” this Saturday, Oct. 15, on WHYY at 11 am and again on NJTV on Wed, Oct. 19 at 8:30 pm.
  • Battleship Welcomes the USS John P. Murtha
    Monday October 03rd, 2016
    USS Murtha salute
    The Battleship welcomed the Navy’s newest ship, the USS John P. Murtha, with a saluting gun blast today. The Murtha will be commissioned during a ceremony at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia on Saturday.
  • Battleship Lit Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
    Saturday October 01st, 2016
    Pink Battleship
    The Battleship will join buildings and structures throughout the Delaware Valley in lighting the ship pink throughout October as part of the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Lights for a Cure program for Breast Cancer Awareness. Below is a list of all buildings and structures participating in this year’s program.   In Philadelphia: The Avenue of the Arts (Oct. 1 ...
  • Battleship Welcomes the Public Works Association!
    Wednesday September 28th, 2016
    Public Works truck
    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 events@battleshipnewjersey.org or ...
  • The Battleship Salutes Greta Zimmer Friedman, Nurse from the WWII Times Square Kiss
    Saturday September 17th, 2016
    Greta
    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 of ...
  • Battleship Welcomes Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum
    Monday September 12th, 2016
    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.
  • Ride the Flight Simulator, Wednesday through Sunday This Fall
    Monday September 05th, 2016
    Simulator
    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 for ...
  • Congrats to Mr. and Mrs Caraballo!
    Sunday September 04th, 2016
    Caraballo Wedding
    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.