Thank You Santa and Families for Visiting the Battleship!

The Battleship thanks Santa Claus for making a stop at the Big J this morning, and a thanks to all the families who came out for breakfast!  Also, a special thanks to Miss Teen New Jersey USA JaeLynn Polanco and the volunteers who helped with the event! Photos of guests with Santa at the Battleship … Continued

Army v Navy in Patriot Games at the Battleship

Cadets Against the Midshipmen in a Best-of-Three, Tug-of-War Competition on the Ship’s Pier   WHEN:           Friday, December 13, 3pm   DETAILS:     The Cadets from Army will face off against the Midshipmen from Navy in a Best-of-Three, Tug-of-War competition on the Pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 13 at 3pm. The event is … Continued

Give an Overnight on the Battleship This Holiday Season!

How’s this for the ultimate Holiday Gift Experience — spend New Year’s Eve overnight aboard the World’s Greatest Battleship! Dinner and breakfast served at the Chowline, a guided tour of the ship, the chance to fire the saluting gun, and sleep in the bunks that the crew once did. Plus experience an amazing view of … Continued

Ceremony for the Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey will celebrate the 77th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey with a ceremony in the Officers’ Wardroom at 10am on Saturday, Dec. 7.  The ceremony will include a historic overview of the launch of the USS New Jersey by Curator Ryan Szimanski, the performance of the National Anthem … Continued

Battleship Christmas Ornament

The Ship’s Store featured item for December is our Battleship Christmas Ornament.   This Ornament is made In the USA, and it features the ship’s two forward 16-inch gun turrets. The ornament measures 3 1/4-inches in diameter, and is made of fine pewter. Available now for $12.99 This item can be purchased from our onboard … Continued

Give a Battleship Signal Flag for the Holidays

Here’s a unique Holiday gift — The Battleship has dozens of signal flags retired due to wear. They flew above the ship on holidays and special events and are available for a $75 donation each. Create your initials or birthday in signal flags! Available flags: A, B, H, I, N, R, X, Z, Flag 0, … Continued

Help the Battleship New Jersey Get Her Own Postage Stamp

Help the Battleship New Jersey – the longest, fastest, most decorated battleship in history – get a postage stamp.  Please mail a letter recommending the USS New Jersey for a stamp to: Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee 475 L’Enfant Plaza SW Room 3300 Washington DC 20260-3501 As always, thank you for your support!

Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Aboard the Battleship

            DATE:           Friday, December 6, 10am   DETAILS:     The Camden County and Gloucester County Freeholder Boards will mark the 78th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor with a special commemorative ceremony aboard the Battleship New Jersey.   “We gather on the Battleship, itself launched on the … Continued

Happy Thanksgiving!

Happy Thanksgiving from the Battleship New Jersey! The Battleship will be closed for tours on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 28. But the ship will be open on Friday Nov. 29 – Black Dragon Friday – when you can get an additional 10% off any purchase in the Ship’s Store. The Battleship is open for tours from 9:30am with … Continued