Con. Norcross Announces More Thank $512K for the Battleship

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 22, 2021 Contact: Elizabeth Leer Elizabeth.Leer@mail.house.gov Norcross Announces More Than $512K for Battleship New Jersey CAMDEN, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that the Battleship New Jersey has been awarded a $512,339 grant from the Small Business Administrations (SBA) Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program. Thanks to … Continued

Gun Salutes, Rum and Fireworks for the July 4th Weekend at the Battleship

WHEN:          Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4   WHAT:          The Battleship will be celebrate our nation’s birthday with Gun Salutes, Battleship Rum and Fireworks this weekend!   Guests touring the Battleship on Saturday and Sunday can make a $50 donation and pull the trigger to fire the portside (Philadelphia-side) saluting gun each day between … Continued

Battleship Names Jack Willard Chief Executive Officer

Replaces the Retiring Phil Rowan as Leader of the World’s Greatest Battleship   (CAMDEN, NJ) – The Board of Trustees of the Home Port Alliance for the USS New Jersey, Inc. announced that longtime marketing and sales vice-president Jack Willard will replace Philip P. Rowan as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization, effective July … Continued

Korean War Exhibit to Open on June 26

WHEN:          Saturday, June 26   11am   WHAT:          On Saturday, June 26, the Battleship will open a new exhibit on the Korean War in the Exhibits area, along the main tour route of the museum ship.  The new exhibit, “Battleship New Jersey: The Korean War and Beyond,” is a brief overview of the ship’s active career … Continued

Battleship to Host A Tour for Five WWII Veterans

WHEN:          Today, Monday, June 7   12:30pm   WHAT:          The Battleship will be visited by five WWII veterans today for a tour and Q-and-A session in the Officers’ Wardroom.  The veterans are in the area for the WWII Weekend in Reading, PA and were guests of the Phillies for their game yesterday.   WHERE:       Battleship New … Continued

Safely Dispose of Used Electronics at the Battleship

WHEN:          Saturday, April 17 through Sunday, April 25     11:00am – 3:00pm   WHAT:          Residents and local companies can safely dispose of used electronics and the Battleship will give you a coupon good for a free tour with the purchase of an adult Fire Power Tour.   The Battleship New Jersey has teamed up with … Continued

Battleship to Open for Tours on Wed., March 10 and Thur., March 11

WHEN:          Wednesday, March 10 and Thursday. March 11   11:00am – 3:00pm   WHAT:          To take advantage of the nice weather forecasted for later this week, the Battleship will open for Fire Power tours on Wednesday, March 10, and Thursday, March 11, from 11am to 3pm.  These special tour days are in addition to the ship … Continued