Join World War II and USS New Jersey veteran Charles Owens as he shares his experience aboard the Big J during a ceremony on the forecastle for the 74th Anniversary of the Commissioning of the USS New Jersey.
The public is invited to attend this ceremony, which will take place at 10am on May 23. There will also be music and cake for all guests.
Many of the Battleship’s most frequently asked questions are about why we, the museum, do things a certain way, and many times the answer is because the Navy told us to do it that way, find all the details of that agreement here.
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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.