• Congratulations to Our New Citizens!
    Thursday October 17th, 2019
    Congratulations to Our New Citizens!
    The Battleship salutes all the new citizens who took the oath today aboard the Battleship New Jersey! The U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) administered the Oath of Citizenship to new candidates during a ceremony on the fantail of the Battleship New Jersey today, Thursday, Oct. 17 at 10am.   Keith Dorr, Supervisory Immigration Services Officer, served as Master of ...
  • Help Make the Battleship a Great Nonprofit!
    Thursday October 10th, 2019
    Help Make the Battleship a Great Nonprofit!
    If you love the Battleship then tell the world! Stories about us from people like you will help us make an even bigger impact in our community. GreatNonprofits – the #1 source of nonprofit stories and feedback – is honoring highly regarded nonprofits with their 2019 Top-Rated List. Won’t you help us raise visibility for ...
  • Archives Month Post: Primary Resource Library
    Thursday October 10th, 2019
    Archives Month Post:  Primary Resource Library
    Another #AmericanArchivesMonth post! This time about our Primary Resource Library. These primary resources include manuals, logs, and reports that are specific to BB-62. When the ship was decommissioned for the final time, many of her systems manuals, rate manuals, logbooks, and administrative reports were left onboard. These are all hugely important to the museum as they ...
  • Wanted: Photos of the Battleship’s Arrival
    Wednesday October 09th, 2019
    Wanted:  Photos of the Battleship's Arrival
    The 20th Anniversary of the Battleship New Jersey’s arrival to Camden to open as a museum and memorial is November 11, Veteran’s Day. We are in search of photos taken by fans of the Battleship sailing up the Delaware River on Nov. 11, 1999.  Send your photos of the Big J’s arrival to us and we’ll ...
  • Building History Features Communications in October
    Wednesday October 09th, 2019
    Building History Features Communications in October
    In the month of October, the Building History program will focus on the history, significance, and the process of naval communication. From semaphore to signal flags, from Morse Code to radio communication, come spend some time and learn how the ship communicated to other ships and to shore. Building History activities, which are free with a tour ...
  • Tell Your Story on Why the Battleship is a Top Rated Non-Profit
    Friday October 04th, 2019
    Tell Your Story on Why the Battleship is a Top Rated Non-Profit
    If you love the Battleship’s work then tell the world! Stories about us from people like you will help us make an even bigger impact in our community. GreatNonprofits – the #1 source of non-profit stories and feedback – is honoring highly regarded non-profits with their 2019 Top-Rated List. Won’t you help us raise visibility ...
  • American Archives Month: The Jerseyman
    Thursday October 03rd, 2019
    American Archives Month:  The Jerseyman
    The first document that we will be highlighting for #AmericanArchivesMonth is The Jerseyman. When the ship was in commission The Jerseyman was printed on a near weekly basis and it was obviously something sailors tended to hang on to. The purpose of the newsletter was to keep the crew up to date on events both on ...
  • Today, Wed., Oct. 2, is Ask an Archivist Day
    Wednesday October 02nd, 2019
    Today, Wed., Oct. 2, is Ask an Archivist Day
    Today is #AskanArchivist day! Did you know that the @BattleshipNJ houses thousands of archival documents and photographs from 1900 to present? Our Collections Manager is standing by to answer questions about our archives & will be sharing info throughout the month! Send questions via email to A.Noland@battleshipnewjersey.org
  • Home Schoolers Enjoy a Group Tour of the Battleship
    Wednesday September 25th, 2019
    Home Schoolers Enjoy a Group Tour of the Battleship
    Over 60 members of the Jersey Shore Home School group enjoyed a guided group tour and lunch aboard the Battleship today! The Battleship offers the same school packages, which include discount guided tours, onboard classes and more, to home school groups.  To schedule tour group tour, call 866-877-6262 x144 or email groups@battleshipnewjersey.org.
  • WWII Artifacts Received from Former Crew Member
    Wednesday September 25th, 2019
    WWII Artifacts Received from Former Crew Member
    The daughter of former World War II crew member Rafael Maza, Laura De La Maza, visited the ship on September 14 and donated many artifacts belonging to her 94 year old father. Those artifacts included an extensive diary of his Navy life, battles witnessed, and other interesting stories. Mr. Maza served on board from 1943-1948 ...