Guests who bring a can of soup to the Battleship during weekends in January will receive 20% off a Fire Power tour! Experience the massive 16-inch gun turrets, check out the bridge, learn how the crew lived aboard this floating city — and enjoy 20% off your tour! Plus you will be helping our community … Continued
Month: January 2019
The Battleship New Jersey is excited to announce a new exhibit is in the works on the three warships named New Jersey: BB-16, BB-62, and the Virginia-class submarine SSN-796. We are currently collecting artifacts relating to the predreadnought battleship and the submarine, currently being constructed. If you have anything related to either vessel and would … Continued
On 12/31/18 former crew member Glenn Van Lear came back to visit BB-62 for the first time since 1952 and shared his story with the Oral History program. He served on board as a radioman third class during the Korea Commission from 1950-52 and is a plank owner from that commission.