Santa Arriving Aboard the Battleship for the ship’s annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday morning. Nearly 100 guests enjoyed a hot breakfast served at the chowline, a tour of the ship, prizes and photos with Santa!
Author: Jack Willard
Today, Dec. 7, marks the 76th anniversary of the launch of the USS New Jersey at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Today, the Battleship is a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ, offering tours, overnights, educational programs & event space. The Battleship will also remember the anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor with … Continued
The Battleship welcomed Mike Holmes, a repair officer, who was part of the 1980s recommissioning crew and served on board the USS New Jersey until 1984. Mike took a tour of the Battleship as well as was interviewed about his experiences aboard the New Jersey with our Oral History crew. Welcome back, Mike!
Date: December 7, 2018 Time: 10:00 a.m. Location: Fantail of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial 100 Clinton Street Camden Waterfront, NJ 08103 Details: The Camden County Freeholder Board, Gloucester County Freeholder Board and Congressman Donald Norcross will mark the 77th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor. “Each year we … Continued
PLACE: Pier of the Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ TIME: 3pm, Friday, December 7, 2018 DETAILS: The Battleship New Jersey will host the Army Cadets against Navy Midshipmen in the best of three Tug-of-War challenge on the ship’s pier at 3pm on Friday, Dec. 7. The free event, which is one of the five … Continued
The Battleship New Jersey remembers and salutes President and WWII Navy Pilot, George H.W. Bush. Fair winds and following seas, Commander.
The Battleship lost one of our long-time crew members this week. Howard Albert “Al” Villalobos, of Cherry Hill, NJ, passed on Nov. 28, at the age of 92. Al, who was named Volunteer of the Month in October, volunteered aboard the ship since she opened as a museum and memorial in 2001. Al proudly served … Continued
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The Battleship New Jersey had developed a tour for our little sailors — children age 6 to 8-years-old. This tour, which takes approximately an hour, features 16-inch Gun Turret I, the Officers’ Wardroom, Executive Officers Cabin, Admiral’s Barge, Helicopter and more. There’s also only one ladder (stairs for your landlubbers) for the kids to navigate … Continued
Trainers and dogs from Atlantic County Police K9 Academy posed for a photo near the Seasprite helicopter on the fantail of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Nov. 23 after a morning of training exercises aboard the ship.