Look Good in a Battleship Guns Firing T-Shirt

Today’s featured item from the Battleship New Jersey ’s Ship’s Store is our Ship Firing T-Shirt, which features an image of the USS New Jersey firing her 16 inch guns during our Vietnam Commission (1968-1969) on the back. With the Battleship New Jersey Logo on the front, this shirt comes in navy blue. This item … Continued

Have a Battleship Cigar!

Now we got the smokes to go with our fire! Battleship New Jersey Cigars, from famed cigar maker Alec Bradley, are available in bundles of 10 cigars for $50. Makes a unique gift! A portion of sales goes to support the Battleship. $50 per bundle of 10 cigars. Purchase online at: battleshipnewjersey.org/shop/

Thanks for the Bid, Michael Tubbs!

Congratulations to former USS New Jersey crewmember Michael Tubbs, whose bid of $2,375 won him the teak decking from the Battleship New Jersey that was auctioned on eBay. Michael, of Anchorage, Alaska, will make a coffee table from the teak.

Teak Decking Ebay Auctions Ends 7pm on Monday, Jan. 25

This 4-plank slab of our original teak decking is approximately 40″ long x 16″ wide with rubberized caulk between the planks. No bolt holes or damage. Would make a beautiful table or inlay in a bar. This teak was removed from the main deck on the port side of turret 3, the aft 16″/50cal gun, … Continued

Support the Battleship with your IRA

Many “Friends of the Battleship” have charitable intent, and want to help financially support this historic warship for posterity. If you own an IRA, and are over the age of 70 1/2, the IRS mandates that you must take a Required Minimum Distribution (RMD) each year. This requirement was suspended in 2020, but is due to reappear … Continued

Check out Videos of the Battleship on YouTube!

Do you need more Battleship in your life while the museum is closed? We’ve got 400 videos on our channel, covering content from where the enlisted sailors slept to how the guns were aimed. We post a new oral history interview with a ship’s sailor seven days a week. Every Monday to Friday, we post … Continued