The Battleship Remembers Rear Admiral Richard D. Milligan

By Captain Walt Urban, USN (ret) Liaison Officer, Battleship New Jersey On June 28, 2018, Battleship New Jersey (BB-62) lost her 16th Commanding Officer, Rear Admiral Richard D. Milligan, USN (Ret.). His death at 81 years old was due to complications from dementia. Milligan and his wife of 56 years, Mary Bourke, ultimately retired to … Continued

Flag Day Aboard the Battleship

DATE: Friday, June 14, 2019 PLACE: Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ DETAILS: Celebrate Flag Day, Friday, June 14 aboard the Battleship. All guests touring the Battleship will get a mini US flag. The complimentary flags can be picked up at the conclusion of a tour in the Ship Store. Further, the Battleship will collect … Continued

Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship

TIME: Sunday, June 9, 11am – 3pm PLACE: Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ DETAILS: The Battleship New Jersey is teaming up with animal shelters from throughout the region to offer pet adoption information and have pets available for area veterans to adopt on Sunday, June 9 from 11am to 3pm on the ship’s Fantail … Continued

Chowline Now Open for Lunch Every Day!

Enjoy lunch at the Chowline concession stand aboard the Battleship. Now open every day from 11:30am to 2:30pm. offering Dietz & Watson sausage sandwiches and hot dogs, Pepsi, cold beer and more!


DATE: Memorial Day, Monday, May 27 TIME: 10am PLACE: Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial 100 Clinton St. Camden Waterfront, NJ 08103 DETAILS: The Battleship New Jersey will remember our military men and women who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our country with a wreath ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) on Memorial Day, Monday, … Continued

Memorial Day Weekend Fireworks

Experience the amazing view of the Memorial Day Weekend fireworks over the Delaware River on Saturday, May 25 from the deck of the Battleship New Jersey! For just a $10 donation per person, guests can come aboard the forecastle (forward deck) beginning at 7pm. We’ll have face painting for the kids, snacks for purchase and … Continued

A Ride to Remember To Support the Fallen Heroes Wreath Program

Join us in a motorcycle ride to support the as Fallen Heroes Wreath Program. On Sunday, May 19 at 11am, join riders at the Mission BBQ at 11000 Roosevelt Blvd., Philadelphia to ride to the Battleship New Jersey! Park your bike on the pier of the Battleship before experiencing a tour of the World’s Greatest … Continued