Guests who tour the Battleship can save 10% on lunch at Victor’s Pub, located a short ride north of the Battleship. Just show your tour ticket stub for the discount. The Battleship is open for tours on Saturday and Sunday from 9:30am to 3pm in February and open every day beginning March 1.
Author: Jack Willard
Beginning this weekend, Sat., Feb. 24 & Sun., Feb. 25, guests touring the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial can now sit in the recently reinstalled Quad 40 gun, located on the fantail. You can move the gun barrel, but you won’t be firing the gun!
Guests who bring a can of soup to the Battleship will receive 20% off a Fire Power tour throughout February. The soup will be donated to the Food Bank of South Jersey. The Battleship is open for tours Saturdays, Sundays and Presidents Day, Monday, Feb. 19, throughout the month from 9:30am to 3pm. The Battleship … Continued
Battleship New Jersey Overnight Manager and USS New Jersey veteran Ken Kersch gets his hair cut in the ship’s Barber Shop by barber Jeanette Cairns. It’s been 49 years since Ken had his hair cut in the ship’s Barber Shop. Staff & vols received free haircuts today.
To celebrate #PresidentsDayWeekend, the Battleship New Jersey is giving away the Ultimate Guide to the Presidents DVDs, courtesy of The History Channel. Enter to win at the Ticket Office. The ship is open for Fire Power tours Saturday, Sunday and Monday, Presidents Day, from 9:30am with the last tour departing at 3pm. Experience the massive … Continued
Experience the Turret II guided tours three times this weekend – Saturday, Sunday & Monday, Presidents Day. The tours will launch at 11am each day. Journey five decks down to the bottom of the 16-inch gun turret. Along the way, hoist projectiles, plot a firing solution, even pull the trigger to simulate the firing of … Continued
The 16″/50 caliber Mark 7 gun barrel was the center gun of Turret 1 on the battleship USS New Jersey (BB-62). It was installed on the ship at the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard in February 1943, after the ship’s launch on December 7, 1942. Today, the gun barrel rests at the Navy Yard and is undergoing … Continued
On Tuesday, Feb. 13, a crane from Thackeray Crane lifted two 16-inch gun barrels, formerly on the USS New Jersey in WWII and the Korean War, off rail cars at the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial. One was placed landside where it will be exhibited to guests touring the museum ship. The other was … Continued
Each year, over 10,000 people spend an overnight aboard our nation’s most decorated battleship! It is an award- winning program and one of the largest ship overnight camps in the world. We are looking for crew members who enjoy talking to people, have an interest in history and the military, and likes to be active. … Continued
The Battleship New Jersey will fire her 5-Inch gun at noon on Sunday, Feb. 4, weather permitting, to salute the Philadelphia Eagles! We’ll pick a fan in Eagles gear to pull the trigger. All guests touring the ship are welcome to watch. #flyeaglesfly #superbowl2018