The Ship’s Store featured item for December is our Battleship Christmas Ornament. This Ornament is made In the USA, and it features the ship’s two forward 16-inch gun turrets. The ornament measures 3 1/4-inches in diameter, and is made of fine pewter. Available now for $12.99 This item can be purchased from our onboard … Continued
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Here’s a unique Holiday gift — The Battleship has dozens of signal flags retired due to wear. They flew above the ship on holidays and special events and are available for a $75 donation each. Create your initials or birthday in signal flags! Available flags: A, B, H, I, N, R, X, Z, Flag 0, … Continued
Help the Battleship New Jersey – the longest, fastest, most decorated battleship in history – get a postage stamp. Please mail a letter recommending the USS New Jersey for a stamp to: Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee 475 L’Enfant Plaza SW Room 3300 Washington DC 20260-3501 As always, thank you for your support!
DATE: Friday, December 6, 10am DETAILS: The Camden County and Gloucester County Freeholder Boards will mark the 78th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor with a special commemorative ceremony aboard the Battleship New Jersey. “We gather on the Battleship, itself launched on the … Continued
Happy Thanksgiving from the Battleship New Jersey! The Battleship will be closed for tours on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 28. But the ship will be open on Friday Nov. 29 – Black Dragon Friday – when you can get an additional 10% off any purchase in the Ship’s Store. The Battleship is open for tours from 9:30am with … Continued
Gamers attending the PAX Convention, you played World of Warships. Now check out a real Battleship — the Battleship New Jersey, just across the Delaware River from Philadelphia. Open for tours every day, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day, from 9:30am to 3pm.
On Saturday, 11/23, former 1980s crew member Chance Bell came aboard for a tour and oral history interview. Mr. Bell was a Boiler Technician in Fireroom 2 during the Lebanon deployment.
This month’s featured item from the Ship’s Store is a Battleship Bundle. Get some of your Christmas shopping done early! This bundle would be a great present for your favorite Battleship enthusiast. This bundle includes: Navy Blue Ship Firing T-shirt (in S, M, L, XL, or XXL) Adjustable USS New Jersey Ball Cap with embroidered ship, … Continued
On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 1999, the Battleship New Jersey was brought up the Delaware River to get to her new home at the Camden Waterfront, NJ. The attached photo was taken by Michael Kokoska, of Spottsville, NJ, 20 years ago today.
Many volunteer at these must-visit destinations by Ken Budd, AARP, October 30, 2019 | Comments: 1 TED HUETTER/MUSEUM OF FLIGHT Veteran volunteers Paul Weaver, Dick Nelms and Jim Marich, with local news anchor Mark Wright, at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. En español | In 1975, Cmdr. Vern Jumper helped manage the rescue of more than 3,000 Vietnamese refugees who were … Continued