Today is Armed Forces Day. Let’s all take a moment to remember and thank our brothers and sisters who defend our great nation. Guests who tour the Battleship today will receive a complimentary mini US flag. The Battleship is open for tours until 5pm.
Month: May 2016
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 … Continued
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.
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 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 … Continued
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 … Continued
Remarks from WWII USS New Jersey Veteran, Wreath Ceremony on Forecastle TIME: 6:30pm, Monday, May 23, 2016 DETAILS: The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will celebrate the 73rd anniversary of her commissioning into the U.S. Navy with a ceremony on her forecastle at 6:30am on Monday, May 23. Highlights of the Commissioning ceremony … Continued
May 17, 2016 3:36 PM By Paul Kurtz Army and Navy players demonstrate a rugby “scrum.” (credit: Paul Kurtz) by Paul Kurtz PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — Army and Navy will be clashing again but this time the game is rugby. The service academies will be among dozens of teams taking part in the upcoming Collegiate Rugby Championship … Continued
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 … Continued
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 … Continued