Pull the trigger and fire a blast from the Battleship’s portside saluting gun on Saturday, April 15 from 12pm to 2pm. Just a $50 donation to the Battleship, a non-profit museum and memorial. The Battleship is open for self-guided tours daily from 10am to 4pm and for guided tours every day at 12pm.
Month: April 2023
Today, April 6, marks the 55th anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey for the Vietnam War. The Big J was commissioned on April 6, 1968 for service in Vietnam. During her four-month tour off Vietnam, USS New Jersey fired 5,688 16-inch shells and 14,891 5-inch shells. Over her career, the New Jersey fired more shells … Continued