Happy Thanksgiving from the Battleship New Jersey! The Battleship will be closed for tours on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 28. But the ship will be open on Friday Nov. 29 – Black Dragon Friday – when you can get an additional 10% off any purchase in the Ship’s Store. The Battleship is open for tours from 9:30am with … Continued
Month: November 2019
Gamers attending the PAX Convention, you played World of Warships. Now check out a real Battleship — the Battleship New Jersey, just across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. Open for tours every day, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day, from 9:30am to 3pm.
On Saturday, 11/23, former 1980s crew member Chance Bell came aboard for a tour and oral history interview. Mr. Bell was a Boiler Technician in Fireroom 2 during the Lebanon deployment.
This month’s featured item from the Ship’s Store is a Battleship Bundle. Get some of your Christmas shopping done early! This bundle would be a great present for your favorite Battleship enthusiast. This bundle includes: Navy Blue Ship Firing T-shirt (in S, M, L, XL, or XXL) Adjustable USS New Jersey Ball Cap with embroidered ship, … Continued
On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 1999, the Battleship New Jersey was brought up the Delaware River to get to her new home at the Camden Waterfront, NJ. The attached photo was taken by Michael Kokoska, of Spottsville, NJ, 20 years ago today.
Many volunteer at these must-visit destinations by Ken Budd, AARP, October 30, 2019 | Comments: 1 TED HUETTER/MUSEUM OF FLIGHT Veteran volunteers Paul Weaver, Dick Nelms and Jim Marich, with local news anchor Mark Wright, at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. En español | In 1975, Cmdr. Vern Jumper helped manage the rescue of more than 3,000 Vietnamese refugees who were … Continued
The Battleship welcomed aboard CDR Joseph M. Spinks, Commanding Officer, and STSCS(SS) Hamilton T. Felt, Chief of the Boat, PCU NEW JERSEY (SSN 796), a Virginia-class submarine, currently under construction in Newport News, Virginia. The CO and Chief were led on a tour of the Battleship by Curator Ryan Szimanski on Thursday, Nov. 7. The … Continued
Tour the World’s Greatest Battleship! Open every day — including Thursday, Nov. 7 and Friday, Nov. 8 during the NJ Teachers Convention. Climb inside the 16-inch gun turret, check out the Combat Engagement Center, see how the crew lived aboard this floating city and more!
DATE: Monday, November 11, 11am DETAILS: The Battleship New Jersey is pleased to announce that Admiral William J. Fallon, USN (ret) and Con. Donald Norcross (D-NJ 1st District) will speak during the ship’s Veterans Day Ceremony on Monday, Nov. 11 at 11am on the forecastle (forward deck). Also to be included in the ceremony, … Continued
“What’s next?” is a common question among military people as they prepare for a post-military career. Those moving to veteran status look to transfer their skills into a civilian career, but for most the steps to go forward are often unclear. For others who desire further challenge and excitement starting a business is very appealing, … Continued