Battleship Commissioning Anniversary and Camden Co. Medals Presentation Ceremony


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 .



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