• Thanks to All Golfers and Supporters for this Year’s Battleship Tournament
    Friday September 18th, 2020
    Thanks to All Golfers and Supporters for this Year's Battleship Tournament
    The Battleship’s 11th Annual Golf Tournament at Medford Lakes Country Club on Monday, Sept. 14 was a great success!  A special thanks to all the golfers and supporters that helped the Battleship, especially during this difficult year. Congratulations to this year’s winning team of Rich Marsh, Joseph Iobascio, Michael Smith and Justin Griffith, who finished at ...
  • The Battleship is Temporarily Closed
    Monday September 07th, 2020
    The Battleship is Temporarily Closed
    The Battleship New Jersey is temporarily closed for tours, events and overnights through the fall and winter.  The Battleship plans to re-open in April with our full arsenal of programs. During the closing, the Battleship will save money as well as raise money via merchandise sales, donations and fundraising events, such as the annual Golf Tournament ...
  • Volunteer Bill O’Neill Named Volunteer of the Year
    Monday August 24th, 2020
    Volunteer Bill O'Neill Named Volunteer of the Year
    The Battleship New Jersey presented Bill O’Neill with the Jason W. Hall Award to the Volunteer of the Year on Saturday, August 22. Bill, a former Marine, who lives in Gloucester City, NJ, has been volunteering at the Battleship at least two days a week since December 2004.  “I took a tour of the ship. It ...
  • Experience a Free Tour of 16-inch Gun Turret #2
    Sunday August 16th, 2020
    Experience a Free Tour of 16-inch Gun Turret #2
    The Battleship New Jersey will add another free extension to the current Fire Power self-guided tour.  Beginning Sunday, August 16, guests can now add on a complimentary 20-minute guided tour of 16-inch Gun Turret II. The free extended tour will begin in the crew’s mess, which is near the end of the current Fire Power tour. Guests ...
  • USS New Jersey Zippo Lighters
    Wednesday August 12th, 2020
    USS New Jersey Zippo Lighters
    The Battleship New Jersey needs your support now more than ever. Please consider buying something from the Ship’s Store. Today’s featured items from the Ship’s Store are our reproduction Zippo lighters. The USS New Jersey “Firepower for Freedom” Zippo Lighter is a copy of one that was sold in the Ship’s Store during the Battleship New Jerseys ...
  • Battleship’s Air Defenses to be Displayed on Sat., August 15 for WWII Victory Day
    Tuesday August 11th, 2020
    Battleship's Air Defenses to be Displayed on Sat., August 15 for WWII Victory Day
    The Battleship’s Intel has detected an “attack” by a Japanese Zero replica plane on Saturday, Aug. 15, at 12pm. Watch as the ship’s defensive measures are once again put into action! WWII Victory Day on the Battleship is this Saturday.  In addition to the plane flyover, the Battleship will have WWII artifacts and re-enactors on ...
  • Thank You Philadelphia Ship Model Society for Displaying Your Work!
    Saturday August 08th, 2020
    Thank You Philadelphia Ship Model Society for Displaying Your Work!
    A special thank you to the Philadelphia Ship Model Society members who displayed some of their work in the Officers’ Wardroom today, Saturday, Aug. 8. Guests touring the Battleship New Jersey were treated to the models as part of their Fire Power tour.
  • Battleship Closed for Tours on Tuesday, August 4
    Tuesday August 04th, 2020
    Battleship Closed for Tours on Tuesday, August 4
    Due to the declared state of emergency, the Battleship New Jersey will be closed for tours on Tuesday, August 4. The Battleship hopes to re-open for tours on Wednesday, August 5. The Battleship wishes everyone to stay inside and stay safe during the storm.
  • Battleship to Offer Free Tours of Engine Room Beginning Saturday, Aug. 1
    Thursday July 30th, 2020
    Battleship to Offer Free Tours of Engine Room Beginning Saturday, Aug. 1
    TIME:            Begins Saturday, August 1 and will run 11am to 3pm every day for a limited time   DETAILS:       The Battleship New Jersey will extend the current Fire Power self-guided tour, with a free 20-minute guided Tour of the ship’s Engine Room, beginning Saturday, August 1 from 11am to 3pm.   The free extended tour will begin in the crew’s ...
  • Ship Happens T-Shirts
    Tuesday July 28th, 2020
    Ship Happens T-Shirts
    The Battleship’s Ship Happens T-Shirt features a silhouette of the Battleship New Jersey (BB-62) on the front, and the Battleship logo on the left sleeve. $20 each in S, M, L, XL, and $25 in 2XL. Purchase online at https://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/shop/apparel/ship-happens-t-shirt/ Or buy at the Battleshop gift shop, open every day from 10am to 3pm in the Battleship’s ...