WHEN: Today, Sunday, May 23 12pm
WHAT: The Battleship will celebrate the 78th anniversary of her commissioning into the US Navy with
a ceremony on Sunday, May 23 at 12pm on the forecastle (forward deck). Special speakers, live
patriotic music, and even cake will be served!
The Battleship will also partner with Camden County to salute veterans from our area. The
county will present veterans with medals for their service during the ceremony on the ship’s forecastle.
WHERE: Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton Street, Camden, NJ
PHOTO OPP: Veterans Receiving Medals from Camden County Dignitaries on the Battleship’s Forecastle
Berthed on the Camden Waterfront along the Delaware River, the Battleship New Jersey
Museum and Memorial is open every day from 11am to 3pm for tours. For COVID protocol,
All guests must pass a health screening which includes a contactless temperature check, wear
A face covering, and practice social distancing of one fathom – six feet. For more information
about programs and events at the Battleship, visit www.battleshipnewjersey.org .
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