Battleship To Celebrate 20 Years as a Museum by Rolling Back Tour Prices

WHERE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   TIME:            Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:00am – 3:00pm   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey will be both celebrating the first 20 years of the museum and looking to the future with the group of people who made our museum successful: our volunteer crew.   On Saturday, … Continued

9/11 20th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony Saturday Morning

MEDIA ADVISORY   For more information, contact:  Jack Willard  609-868-5664   j.willard@battleshipnewjersey.org   EVENT:         BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY WILL REMEMBER THOSE LOST ON THE 9/11 ATTACKS WITH A MEMORIAL CEREMONY ON THE FORECASTLE PLACE:         Forecastle (Forward Deck), Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ TIME:            Saturday, September 11, 2021  9:30am DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey … Continued

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