Flag Day Aboard the Big J

TIME: Thursday, June 14 Tours: 9:30am – 5pm Tattered Flag Collection: 10am – 1pm PLACE: Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ DETAILS: Celebrate Flag Day, Thursday, June 14 aboard the Battleship. All guests touring the Battleship will get a mini US flag. Between 10am and 1pm, guests can bring aboard their torn and tattered American … Continued

Battleship’s Inaugural Captain Quack Rubber Duck Race

Four hundred rubber ducks raced across Wiggins Marina at the Camden Waterfront, NJ along the Delaware River today at noon at part of the inaugural Captain Quack’s Rubber Duck Race. All ducks made it to the dock or boom, and three guests of the Battleship New Jersey won prizes for first three sponsored rubber ducks. … Continued

A Taste of South Jersey’s 2018 Winner

The evening of June 4, 2018, Camden County Regional Chamber of Commerce held their annual A Taste of South Jersey aboard the Battleship New Jersey in Camden, NJ. This year’s theme was “CELEBRATE OUR BIG 5,” meaning all five branches of our U.S. Military. We had great participation from a variety of eateries, sponsors, and … Continued

Battleship’s Camden Student Sponsorship Awards Dinner

TIME:            Thursday, June 7. 6pm   PLACE:         Officers’ Wardroom, Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will host her annual Camden Resident Student Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Thursday, June 7 at 6pm in the Battleship’s Officers Wardroom.   The Hon. Frank Moran, Mayor of … Continued

Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship

TIME:            Saturday, June 2,  10am – 2pm   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey is teaming up with animal shelters from throughout the region to offer pet adoption information and have pets available for area veterans to adopt on Saturday, June 2 from 10am to … Continued

Happy Birthday, Bob Hope!

115 years ago today legendary entertainer Bob Hope was born. Between 1941 and 1991 he performed 57 USO shows for the armed forces including two aboard the Big J, in December 1968 while the ship was off Vietnam and again in December of 1983 while she was off Beirut. For his extraordinary service he was … Continued

Guided Turret II Tour Added for 1pm on Memorial Day

The Battleship[ has added a second Turret II tour today, Memorial Day,  This Turret II tour will launch at 1pm. This guided tour takes guests five decks below the main deck to the bottom of the 16-inch gun turret.  Along the way, you’ll load powder bags, hoist projectiles, plot a firing solution in the analog … Continued

Take the Riverlink Ferry to the Camden Waterfront

Enjoy a wonderful boat ride across the Delaware River with the Riverlink Ferry, which sails every day from Penn’s Landing to the Camden Waterfront, home of the Battleship New Jersey The Riverlink Ferry schedule is: FERRY Departure Times (Saturdays and Sundays only 9/5-9/24 with additional special event service on 9/14 and 9/15): CAMDEN           PHILADELPHIA 9:30AM              … Continued

Memorial Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship

TIME:            10AM, Monday, May 28   DETAILS:       The Battleship will a hold a Memorial Day ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) with the Bishop Eustace Knights of Columbus on Monday, May 28 at 10am.  The ceremony will feature the casting of a memorial wreath upon the Delaware River to remember our military brethren who gave … Continued