HIT BASEBALLS OFF THE BATTLESHIP, SATURDAY, AUGUST 1, 10AM - 1PM
07/06/2015 - 08/01/2015
Guests touring the Battleship on Saturday, August 1, can participate in our own home run derby! The Battleship has teamed up with the Camden Riversharks to his baseballs off the forecastle (forward deck) of the Battleship into the Delaware River from 10am to 1pm on Saturday, August 1. Balls will be retrieved by a tugboat from McAllister Towing.
Riversharks players will take some swings, and guests too can knock of few dingers into the river. Guests can get three swings for a $15 donation!
WWII VICTORY DINNER-DANCE ON THE BATTLESHIP, AUG. 15
07/06/2015 - 08/16/2015
Tickets are available for the WWII Victory Dinner-Dance on the Battleship, Saturday, August 15 at 6pm. Enjoy a delicious dinner on the forecastle, then listen or dance to swing music from The Big Band from the Valley! Tickets are $30 per adult and $24 for children 12 or under. Tickets available by calling 866-877-6262 x108.
WHAT AN INDEPENDENCE DAY CELEBRATION ON THE BATTLESHIP!
07/05/2015 - 07/31/2015
Thanks to everyone who came out to the Battleship on July 4th! What a day!
Events started with a Naturalization ceremony on the forecastle. Forty-six new Americans took the oath. Con. Don Norcross was the key note speaker as an audience of over 200 guests looked on.
At 2pm, the Battleship participating in the nationwide "Let Freedom Ring" program. Curator Jason Hall rang the ship's bell 13 times to salute the 13 colonies. Hundreds of museums and monuments throughout the country participated in the program.
The annual Battleship Blast took place on the fantail in the evening. Guests attending this vital fundraiser enjoyed a delicious surf n turf dinner, open bar, the Sinatra-sounds of Steve Retrovato, and the unique view of the fireworks over the Delaware River.
The Battleship's forecastle (forward deck) was open to the public to watch the fireworks. Prior to the amazing fireworks show, guests rocked to the tunes of The Beat-Tells, the renowned Beatles tribute band. Kids also got their face painted, and food and bar service was available.
And the fireworks, presented by Camden Counted, thrilled over 1500 guests aboard the Big J! A great show, backed by some great music simulcasted by WMGK, was capped by the firing of the Battleship's portside 5-inch gun!
It was an amazing Independence Day aboard The World's Greatest Battleship!
BATTLESHIP PARTICIPATES IN LET FREEDOM RING PROGRAM ON INDEPENDENCE DAY
07/04/2015 - 07/21/2015
Jason Hall, the Battleship's curator, rang the ship's bell 13 times at 2pm on July 4th as part of the Let Freedom Ring program. The Battleship joined hundreds of museums and monuments across the country by participating in this program.
NEW BATTLESHIP T-SHIRTS FOR THE SUMMER
07/02/2015 - 08/14/2015
Be one of the first to proudly wear Battleship New Jersey’s latest T-shirt. Our shirt, available in Navy blue and white, is 100% preshrunk cotton and Made in the USA. The shirt is $20 plus $6 shipping & handling. It is available in Small, Medium, Large, X-Large, 2-XL, and 3-XL. To order please call the Battleshop at 856-966-1652 or visit our online store at battleshipnewjersey.org.
THANKS TO EVERYONE WHO CAME OUT TO WATCH PARADE OF SAIL ON THE BATTLESHIP!
06/26/2015 - 07/18/2015
The Battleship thanks everyone who came out to enjoy the Parade of Sail as the Tall Ships arrived at the Camden Waterfront and Penn's Landing yesterday!
A special thanks to South Jersey Veterans for holding their lunch on the fantail and for 6ABC for broadcasting the Parade of Sail.
We hope everyone had the chance to come out to the Delaware River and witness these magnificent ships this weekend!
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