Touch History with a Tour of the World’s Greatest Battleship!

Touch History with a tour of our nation’s most decorated and largest battleship! The Battleship New Jersey is open every day, except New Year’s Day, Jan. 1, for tours from 9:30am with the last tour of the day departing at 3pm. But don’t worry, you’ll have until 5pm to stay aboard and check out the … Continued

Happy Christmas Eve!

Happy #ChristmasEve ! The Battleship New Jersey is open for tours today,  Purchase your ticket by 3pm; tour the ship until 5pm. Check out the Quad 40 gun, the 16-inch gun turret, how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more.

Battleship Salutes Gloucester Co. Garrison 52 for their Donation!

The Battleship thanks the Army & Navy Union USA, Gloucester County Garrison 52 for their donation of $2000 to the ship.  The money was raised during the Garrison’s Golf Tournament.   Garrison members are shown in this photo, handing the check to Battleship Watch Officers Larry Hennessey.

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

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!