80s Ship Mate Returns to the Battleship

On August 1st, for the third time since disembarking USS New Jersey as a sailor, Craig Mathis came aboard for a visit and sat down for an oral history interview.  Mr. Mathis was a gunners mate on board USS New Jersey from 1988 until decommissioning in 1991 and then was transferred to USS Missouri where he also served as a gunners mate during Operation Desert Storm.