• A Piece of the Battleship New Jersey Returns
    Monday November 20th, 2017
    CAMDEN, NJ (CBS) — The Battleship New Jersey, long retired from military duty, is looking a little more like she did when she was the pride of the US Navy. A major piece of her fire power returned this week to the deck of what is now a floating museum in Camden The Quad 40 was state of the art anti-aircraft equipment ...
  • Veterans Day Aboard the Battleship
    Tuesday November 07th, 2017
    TIME:  Saturday, November 11, 9:30am – 3pm Ceremony; 11am Veterans Car Show: 12pm – 3:30pm Free Haircuts for Veterans: 12pm – 3pm   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will salute all veterans with a variety of activities on Veterans Day, Saturday, November 11:   Veterans can experience a Fire Power self-guided tour ...
  • Gas Heaters Lighting Ceremony, Friday, Oct. 27 at 11am
    Wednesday October 25th, 2017
    Join us as we hold a “ceremonial lighting” of the new gas heater system on the Pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, October 27 at 11am.  The Battleship will use her historic ship matches to symbolize the lighting of this new system, which will make the ship much more energy efficient and potentially save thousands of ...
  • Veterans Career Fair Aboard the Battleship
    Wednesday October 04th, 2017
    TIME:            Thursday, October 5, 11am – 2pm   PLACE:         Fantail of the Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     Veterans can meet over 30 employers on the historic fantail (tented rear deck) of the Battleship New Jersey on Thursday, October 5 from 11am to 2pm.  The Veterans Career Fair, conducting by Veterans Recruiting, will feature companies such ...
  • Pirates Invade the Battleship!
    Saturday July 08th, 2017
    DATE:           Saturday, July 8, 2016    10am – 4pm   DETAILS:    The Battleship New Jersey will be invaded by pirates on Saturday, July 8.  Arrrrrr.  But it will be a fun time as pirate re-enactors will be in the Officers’ Wardroom and throughout the tour route and pier to greet guests touring the ship. There are exhibits, performances, and demonstrations ...
  • USCIS TO NATURALIZE 47 NEW CITIZENS DURING INDEPENDENCE DAY ABOARD THE BATTLESHIP
    Monday July 03rd, 2017
      Citizenship candidates take the Oath at public parks and historic landmarks nationwide   Camden, N.J. — U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services New York Acting District Director John Thompson will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony at the Battleship New Jersey.   One U.S. Army service member will be taking the Oath of Allegiance ...
  • Battleship Salutes Camden Scholarship Winner with Awards Dinner
    Friday June 16th, 2017
    CAMDEN AREA STUDENTS WILL BE HONORED ABOARD THE BIG J ON JUNE 16   CAMDEN WATERFRONT, NJ – June 16, 2017 – The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will host her annual Camden Resident Student Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Friday, June 16 at 6pm in the Battleship’s Officers Wardroom.   The Hon. Dana L. Redd, Mayor of Camden, will present ...
  • Celebrate Flag Day Aboard the Battleship
    Tuesday June 13th, 2017
    TIME:            Wednesday, June 14,  Tours:                                      9:30am – 5pm Tattered Flag Collection:           10am – 1pm   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     Celebrate Flag Day, Wednesday, June 14 aboard the Battleship. All guests touring the Battleship will get a mini US flag.   Between 10am and 1pm, guests can bring aboard their torn and tattered American ...
  • Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship
    Wednesday June 07th, 2017
    DATE:            Saturday, June 10,  10am – 2pm PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey is teaming up with animal shelters from throughout the region to offer pet adoption information and have pets available for area veterans to adopt on Saturday, June 10 from               ...
  • Battleship Radio Club to Talk to Museum Ships Around the World
    Saturday June 03rd, 2017
      TIME:            Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4. 9:30am – 5pm PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ DETAILS:     The 20th annual Museum Ships Weekend, sponsored by the Battleship                         New Jersey Amateur Radio Station since 2005, will take place Saturday, June 3 and Sunday, June 4. Over 100 museum ships from around the world have registered ...