Sponsor a Child to Tour the Battleship

Children can take a guided group tour for $10 per child. Many school groups, scouting groups, church groups, families, and more take guided group tours. We’re on a mission to ensure students of all ages and backgrounds in New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Delaware can experience The World’s Greatest Battleship. For as little as a $10 … Continued

PHL17 Salutes Veterans Program

The Battleship thanks and salutes PHL17 and Jennifer Lewis-Hall for filming some of PHL17 Salutes Veterans special at the Big J.  The program will air on Saturday, November 2 at 6:30 AM and Sunday, November 3 at 1 PM and 4 PM on PHL17.

Battleship Remembers the Battle of Leyte Gulf with Ceremony and Discussion

The Ship will Host a Ceremony and Discussion for the 75th Anniversary of the Battle      PLACE:         Forecastle/Officers’ Wardroom, Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ TIME:            11am, Saturday, October 26, 2019 DETAILS:     To commemorate the 75th anniversary of the largest naval battle ever fought, the Battleship New Jersey will hold a ceremony on … Continued

Congratulations to Our New Citizens!

The Battleship salutes all the new citizens who took the oath today aboard the Battleship New Jersey! The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) administered the Oath of Citizenship to new candidates during a ceremony on the fantail of the Battleship New Jersey today, Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10am.   Keith Dorr, Supervisory Immigration Services … Continued

Battleship Host Naturalization Ceremony

PLACE:         Fantail, Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ TIME:            10am Thursday, October 17, 2019 DETAILS:     U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) will administer the Oath of Citizenship to approximately 40 new candidates during a ceremony on the fantail of the Battleship New Jersey on Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10am.   Keith Dorr, Supervisory … Continued

Help Make the Battleship a Great Nonprofit!

If you love the Battleship then tell the world! Stories about us from people like you will help us make an even bigger impact in our community. GreatNonprofits – the #1 source of nonprofit stories and feedback – is honoring highly regarded nonprofits with their 2019 Top-Rated List. Won’t you help us raise visibility for … Continued

Archives Month Post: Primary Resource Library

Another #AmericanArchivesMonth post! This time about our Primary Resource Library. These primary resources include manuals, logs, and reports that are specific to BB-62. When the ship was decommissioned for the final time, many of her systems manuals, rate manuals, logbooks, and administrative reports were left onboard. These are all hugely important to the museum as … Continued

Wanted: Photos of the Battleship’s Arrival

The 20th Anniversary of the Battleship New Jersey’s arrival to Camden to open as a museum and memorial is November 11, Veteran’s Day. We are in search of photos taken by fans of the Battleship sailing up the Delaware River on Nov. 11, 1999.  Send your photos of the Big J’s arrival to us and … Continued