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