Battleship’s Online Programs During Coronavirus Closure

CAMDEN WATERFRONT, NJ.  The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will be closed indefinitely for tours, group tours, overnights and events in order to protect the health of guests, volunteers and staff members due to the increasing threat of the Coronavirus COVID-19 virus.  Only essential personnel will report to maintain and secure the Battleship.   … Continued

BATTLESHIP CLOSED FOR TOURS, GROUP TOURS, OVERNIGHTS AND EVENTS

In order to protect the health of our guests, volunteers and staff members due to the increasing threat of COVID-19, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will temporarily close for tours, group tours. overnights and events.  Only essential personnel will report to the Battleship.  The Battleship will monitor the threat and determine when it is … Continued

Battleship Board of Trustees Names Marshall Spevak as Chairman

Longtime Battleship Board Member Dennis Levitt named Vice Chair   (Camden, NJ) — On Wednesday night, March 4, in the Officers Wardroom on the deck of the Battleship New Jersey, the Board of Trustees of the Home Port Alliance for the USS New Jersey, Inc. elected Marshall Spevak as its new Chairman of the Board … Continued

New Year Brings A New Exhibit and New Tour Options to the Battleship

 Exhibit on the Three USS New Jerseys and New Options for the Fire Power Tour   WHEN:           Opens: Friday, January 3, 9:30am – 3pm;  Tours Available Every Day   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey’s new exhibit, USS NEW JERSEY: Past, Present, and Future, opens on January 3rd. This new installation explores where the three NEW … Continued

Army v Navy in Patriot Games at the Battleship

Cadets Against the Midshipmen in a Best-of-Three, Tug-of-War Competition on the Ship’s Pier   WHEN:           Friday, December 13, 3pm   DETAILS:     The Cadets from Army will face off against the Midshipmen from Navy in a Best-of-Three, Tug-of-War competition on the Pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 13 at 3pm. The event is … Continued

Ceremony for the Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey

The Battleship New Jersey will celebrate the 77th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey with a ceremony in the Officers’ Wardroom at 10am on Saturday, Dec. 7.  The ceremony will include a historic overview of the launch of the USS New Jersey by Curator Ryan Szimanski, the performance of the National Anthem … Continued

Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Aboard the Battleship

            DATE:           Friday, December 6, 10am   DETAILS:     The Camden County and Gloucester County Freeholder Boards will mark the 78th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor with a special commemorative ceremony aboard the Battleship New Jersey.   “We gather on the Battleship, itself launched on the … Continued

6 Museums Where You Can Meet Veterans

Many volunteer at these must-visit destinations by Ken Budd, AARP, October 30, 2019 | Comments: 1 TED HUETTER/MUSEUM OF FLIGHT Veteran volunteers Paul Weaver, Dick Nelms and Jim Marich, with local news anchor Mark Wright, at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. En español | In 1975, Cmdr. Vern Jumper helped manage the rescue of more than 3,000 Vietnamese refugees who were … Continued