PLACE: Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ DETAILS: Guests touring the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial on Saturday, August 11 will not only experience how life was like aboard our nation’s most decorated and largest Battleship, but they will also experience World War II artifacts in the Officers’ Wardroom, encounter WWII re-enactors throughout the … Continued
Month: August 2018
The Battleship remembers H.F. “Gerry” Lenfest, philanthropist, civic leader and Navy veteran, who died on Sunday, August 5, at 88. The Battleship’s flags will be flown at half-mast in remembrance of Mr. Lenfest.
The Battleship New Jersey has signal flags retired due to wear. They flew above the ship on holidays and special events and are available for a donation: $75 each; three for $210, ten for $650, and all 26 for $1,500. Donations go towards to purchase of new signal flags. Supply is limited – requests will … Continued
The Battleship New Jersey has added a 20mm gun on the portside fantail area, near the recently installed Quad 40 gun. The 20mm gun, which was lifted on the ship with the help of United Rentals, sits where one was once located aboard the Battleship and points at the Philadelphia Navy Yard The Navy Yard, … Continued
PLACE: Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ DETAILS: In 1967, while she was being reactivated for the Vietnam War, 40mm anti-aircraft guns were removed. To save time and money, the tubs, where the guns were housed, were left in place. Captain J. Edward Snyder Jr., always sensitive to crew morale, thought the empty gun tubs, … Continued
The Eyewitness News team will explore the town to give viewers the full Camden experience. First up, Reporter Tori Woodill kicks things off Thursday, August 2 in the 11 p.m. news with a first taste of Donkey’s Place. Then, on Friday, August 3, the team will be live at The Battleship New Jersey for their … Continued