Battleship Salutes Our Fallen Military with Memorial Day Ceremony

BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY HONORS OUR FALLEN MILITARY HEROES WITH MEMORIAL DAY CEREMONY TODAY AT 10AM WHEN: Today, Monday, May 31 10am WHAT: The Battleship New Jersey will honor our military heroes who gave the ultimate sacrifice with a ceremony at 10am today, Memorial Day, Monday, May 31 The Battleship will once again team up with … Continued

Get a Battleship Signal Flag

The Battleship has 130 signal flags which fly above the ship on holidays and special events. These flags include letters, numbers, and specialty flags such as the Port Pennant, Starboard Pennant, Speed Pennant, etc. Each flag is larger than three feet wide. From time to time these flags are retired and replaced due to wear. … Continued

Ed Spivey, One of the First Crewmen to Board the USS New Jersey

Facebook Twitter Email Print SaveARDIE ARVIDSON Morning News ARDIE ARVIDSON Morning News DARLINGTON, S.C. — As a seaman aboard the USS New Jersey BB62 during World War II, Virlin Edward “Ed” Spivey was involved in many battles. He endured 27 months of continuous sea duty. To this day, the 96-year-old veteran remembers time spent inside the … Continued