New Citizens to take Oath of Allegiance Aboard Battleship on July 4

Citizenship candidates to take Oath at special ceremonies across the country CAMDEN, N.J.— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Newark District Director John E. Thompson will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony at the Battleship New Jersey on the Fourth of July. Senator Cory Booker will join … Continued

Annual New Jersey Beer Festival on the Battleship

DATE: Saturday, June 23 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm DETAILS: The Annual New Jersey Beer Festival on the Battleship New Jersey will take place on Saturday, June 23 from noon to 5pm on the ship’s fantail (tented rear deck). Tickets are still available for this rain-or-shine event. Over 30 breweries from throughout the Garden State, … Continued

Flag Day Aboard the Big J

TIME: Thursday, June 14 Tours: 9:30am – 5pm Tattered Flag Collection: 10am – 1pm PLACE: Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ DETAILS: Celebrate Flag Day, Thursday, June 14 aboard the Battleship. All guests touring the Battleship will get a mini US flag. Between 10am and 1pm, guests can bring aboard their torn and tattered American … Continued

Battleship’s Inaugural Captain Quack Rubber Duck Race

Four hundred rubber ducks raced across Wiggins Marina at the Camden Waterfront, NJ along the Delaware River today at noon at part of the inaugural Captain Quack’s Rubber Duck Race. All ducks made it to the dock or boom, and three guests of the Battleship New Jersey won prizes for first three sponsored rubber ducks. … Continued

Battleship’s Camden Student Sponsorship Awards Dinner

TIME:            Thursday, June 7. 6pm   PLACE:         Officers’ Wardroom, Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will host her annual Camden Resident Student Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Thursday, June 7 at 6pm in the Battleship’s Officers Wardroom.   The Hon. Frank Moran, Mayor of … Continued

Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship

TIME:            Saturday, June 2,  10am – 2pm   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey is teaming up with animal shelters from throughout the region to offer pet adoption information and have pets available for area veterans to adopt on Saturday, June 2 from 10am to … Continued

Memorial Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship

TIME:            10AM, Monday, May 28   DETAILS:       The Battleship will a hold a Memorial Day ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) with the Bishop Eustace Knights of Columbus on Monday, May 28 at 10am.  The ceremony will feature the casting of a memorial wreath upon the Delaware River to remember our military brethren who gave … Continued

Battleship Celebrates 75th Anniversary of Her Commissioning

 Remarks from WWII USS New Jersey Veteran, Quad 40 Gun Shoot and more!   TIME:            10am, Wednesday, May 23, 2018   DETAILS:       The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will celebrate the 75th anniversary of her commissioning into the U.S. Navy with a ceremony on her forecastle at 10am on Wednesday, May 23.   Highlights … Continued

NCAA College Rugby Teams’ Demonstration at Battleship

Men’s Rugby 7s Squads from Navy, Saint Joseph’s & Villanova and Women’s Squads from Temple & Drexel Set for “Rugby 101” Demonstration at Battleship New Jersey, Tuesday, May 22 in Advance of 2018 Penn Mutual Collegiate Rugby Championship   Video, Photography and Interview Opportunities Available to Qualified Media Outlets   WHO:                   Men’s College Rugby 7s … Continued