UNION PAINTERS COMPLETE BATTLESHIP'S PROW
10/24/2014 - 11/12/2014
The Battleship's prow - the forward-most part of a ship's bow that cuts through the water - received a new coat of paint by Union painters today. The painters also began work on the portside hull.
The hull is being re-painted as part of “Fire Power For Freedom Restoration” project. The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 711 of New Jersey
donated workforce and materials to repaint the entire hull of the Battleship New Jersey.
IUPAT has undertaken the effort to repaint the ship to show support for our veterans and Camden. The job consists of a rotating crew of two – four painters over the course of the next few weeks using their skills and knowledge of industrial painting to preserve the ship for generations to
DINE AT MILLER'S ALE HOUSE ON NOV. 13 AND SUPPORT THE BATTLESHIP!
10/18/2014 - 11/14/2014
On Thursday November 13 from 6pm-9pm, enjoy a dinner at Miller’s Ale House, Mt. Laurel, NJ.
Miller's will donate 10% of food sales to our nation's most decorated battleship, now a non-profit museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ.
PAINTING OF BATTLESHIP'S HULL PROJECT DONATED BY PAINTERS UNION
10/16/2014 - 12/30/2014
The International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 711 of New Jersey has undertaken the “Fire Power for Freedom Restoration Project” at the Battleship. District Council 711 has taken on the huge task of re-painting the hull of the historic battleship by donating the workforce and materials to show support for our veterans and the City of Camden.
The job will consist of a rotating crew of 2-4 painters over the course of the next few weeks using their skills and knowledge of industrial painting to preserve the ship for generations to come.
The painters have completed the hull adjacent to the pier on the starboard side of the ship. They recently started painting over the River on the starboard side. The project will continue over the next few weeks with the painting of the port side (Philadelphia-side) of the hull.
DARE TO RIDE THE HAUNTED SIMULATOR
10/14/2014 - 11/01/2014
Dare to ride Superstition: A Haunted Thrill Ride Adventure now through the end of October!
Take a runaway roller coaster through a haunted mansion. You'll see -- and feel -- bats, spiders, ghosts and more along the way!
The Simulator ride is just $5 with the purchase of a tour of the Battleship. Or $6.50 to ride without taking a tour.
The Flight Simulator virtual reality ride is available for guests to experience Wednesday through Sunday from 10am to 3pm this fall!
VETERANS DAY CEREMONY ABOARD THE BATTLESHIP
10/14/2014 - 11/12/2014
The Battleship will remember all veterans with a special ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) of the ship on Veterans Day, Tuesday, Nov. 11 at 11am. Special keynote speakers include General Charles S. Mahan, USA (ret), author Paul Stillwell, a special salute to Battleship volunteer and veteran Tom Banit and patriotic music performed by Grade 7 Concert Band from Community Middle School of West Windsor-Plainsboro Regional School District.
The ceremony, which will conclude with the firing of the Battleship's gun, is free for all to attend.
WELCOME OUR MILITARY HEROES ON THE BATTLESHIP'S PIER ON THANKSGIVING DAY
10/14/2014 - 11/28/2014
Volunteers needed to greet our military heroes on the pier of our nation's most decorated battleship on Thanksgiving! The Battleship, along with Camden County Board of Chosen Freeholders, Camden County Veterans Affairs, and Andreotti's Catering will offer military personnel a free full-course turkey dinner!
Come out and greet our heroes on the pier! We'll have some entertainment and refreshments. Feel free to bring signs and flags. Free parking on lit #1, across the street from Susquehanna Bank Center. Be on the pier at 10am on Thanksgiving!
CHANGE OF COMMAND CEREMONY FOR NAVY RECRUITING DISTICT PHILADELPHIA ABOARD THE BATTLESHIP
10/10/2014 - 10/28/2014
Navy Recruiting District Philadelphia Commanding Officer Commander Stephen E. Johnson was relieved by Commander Michael E. Thomas during a change of command ceremony on the Battleship New Jersey on October 10.
NRD Philadelphia is headquartered in North East Philadelphia, and conducts recruiting activities in the Philadelphia area and portions of the adjoining states of Delaware, West Virginia, Maryland, and New Jersey.
The Ceremony took place on the Battleship’s Forecastle (forward deck). Two-hundred fifty guests were in attendance.
CHOW DOWN AT THE CHOWLINE! OPEN SATURDAYS AND SUNDAYS IN OCTOBER!
10/10/2014 - 10/31/2014
Enjoy a Dietz & Watson sausage sandwich or hot dog, a salad, a cold Coke, or many other items at the Chowline concession stand, one deck below the main deck adjacent to the crew's mess.
The Chowline is open on Saturdays and Sundays in October from 11:30am to 2:30pm.
SPEND YOUR BIRTHDAY ABOARD OUR NATION'S MOST DECORATED BATTLESHIP!
10/08/2014 - 12/31/2014
Kids: You and your friends can spend your birthday aboard our nation's greatest battleship!
Spend an overnight with your party in our award-winning encampment program. Enjoy dinner and breakfast at the chowline, take a guided tour of the Battleship, ride the 4D Flight simulator and sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did. Plus we can add a birthday cake for your party to enjoy!
Or experience a guided Fire Power tour during the day. Climb inside the 16-inch gun turret, check out the bridge, learn about life on this floating city and much more. At the end of your tour, order a special lunch off our kids menu and have a birthday cake in the crew's mess!
For more information on these birthday opportunities, call 866-877-6262 x. 144.
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