The Battleship lost one of our long-time crew members this week. Howard Albert “Al” Villalobos, of Cherry Hill, NJ, passed on Nov. 28, at the age of 92. Al, who was named Volunteer of the Month in October, volunteered aboard the ship since she opened as a museum and memorial in 2001. Al proudly served … Continued
Month: November 2018
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The Battleship New Jersey had developed a tour for our little sailors — children age 6 to 8-years-old. This tour, which takes approximately an hour, features 16-inch Gun Turret I, the Officers’ Wardroom, Executive Officers Cabin, Admiral’s Barge, Helicopter and more. There’s also only one ladder (stairs for your landlubbers) for the kids to navigate … Continued
Trainers and dogs from Atlantic County Police K9 Academy posed for a photo near the Seasprite helicopter on the fantail of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Nov. 23 after a morning of training exercises aboard the ship.
The Battleship was honored to host a dinner for Rexel aboard the ship on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Over 600 guests enjoy appetizers, open bars, tours, dinner, an amazing fireworks show and the firing of the Battleship’s 5-inch gun, which was fired by Rexel’s Mark Daniel. Thanks for coming aboard!
Sam Messias, who made his Bar Mitzvah in the Officers’ Wardroom of the Battleship today, Sat., Nov. 17, stands with Rabbi Larry Sernovitz. Congrats to Sam!
Due to the forecasted winter storm for Thursday, Nov. 15, the Battleship will be closed for tours.
PLACE: Ceremony: Forecastle of the Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ TIME: 11am, Sunday, November 11, 2018 DETAILS: The Battleship New Jersey will honor all veterans with special activities on Veterans Day, Sunday, November 11. As a thank you to all the men and women who served our country, the Battleship will offer Fire Power … Continued