Happy New Year! The Battleship New Jersey is closed for tours on Jan. 1 and weekdays, except Martin Luther King Jr. Day, Mon., Jan. 21. The ship will be open for tours on Saturdays and Sundays, and MLK Day, from 9:30am to 3pm throughout January. The Battleship can open any day for a scheduled group, … Continued
Month: December 2018
On 28 December 1982, Iowa-class battleship USS New Jersey BB-62 was recommissioned for a fourth time with Capt. William M. Fogarty in command. In this picture President Ronald W. Reagan arrives onboard New Jersey (BB-62) on 28 December 1982.
On Friday, Dec. 28, for this one day, guests can experience a Fire Power self-guided tour for half off! Climb inside the legendary 16-inch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, experience life aboard this floating city and more — all for half-price! But that offer is for Friday, Dec. … Continued
Battleship Board Member Capt. Walt Urban cuts the cake during the ship’s Holiday Lunch for her volunteers on Friday, Dec. 21. Board member Robert Del Sordo donated the cake to the event. The cake cutting followed a delicious lunch donated by Mission BBQ, which included beverages donated by Pepsi Pennsauken, Kramer Beverage and Bonesaw Brewery.
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CAMDEN WATERFRONT, NJ – Dec. 17, 2018 – Still searching for that unique gift for this Holiday Season? Have no fear ! The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial, berthed at the Camden Waterfront, NJ, offers unique gifts – from overnights to fireworks to tours to merchandise – that are sure to excite anyone this … Continued
DATE: Saturday, December 22, 2018, 11:00am DETAILS: The author of “Christmas 1945: The Story of the Greatest Celebration in American History,” Matthew Litt, who will talk about the book, in the Officers’ Wardroom of the Battleship on Saturday, Dec. 22 from 11am to 12:30pm. Matthew will also have books available for sale and will sign … Continued
Santa Arriving Aboard the Battleship for the ship’s annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday morning. Nearly 100 guests enjoyed a hot breakfast served at the chowline, a tour of the ship, prizes and photos with Santa!
Today, Dec. 7, marks the 76th anniversary of the launch of the USS New Jersey at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Today, the Battleship is a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ, offering tours, overnights, educational programs & event space. The Battleship will also remember the anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor with … Continued
The Battleship welcomed Mike Holmes, a repair officer, who was part of the 1980s recommissioning crew and served on board the USS New Jersey until 1984. Mike took a tour of the Battleship as well as was interviewed about his experiences aboard the New Jersey with our Oral History crew. Welcome back, Mike!