• Santa Arriving!
    Saturday December 08th, 2018
    Santa Arriving Aboard the Battleship for the ship’s annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday morning. Nearly 100 guests enjoyed a hot breakfast served at the chowline, a tour of the ship, prizes and photos with Santa!
  • December 7th Marks 76th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey
    Friday December 07th, 2018
    Today, Dec. 7, marks the 76th anniversary of the launch of the USS New Jersey at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Today, the Battleship is a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ, offering tours, overnights, educational programs & event space. The Battleship will also remember the anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor ...
  • Battleship Welcomes Back 1980s-era Crew Member
    Thursday December 06th, 2018
    The Battleship welcomed Mike Holmes, a repair officer, who was part of the 1980s recommissioning crew and served on board the USS New Jersey until 1984. Mike took a tour of the Battleship as well as was interviewed about his experiences aboard the New Jersey with our Oral History crew. Welcome back, ...
  • The Battleship Remembers George H.W. Bush
    Saturday December 01st, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey remembers and salutes President and WWII Navy Pilot, George H.W. Bush. Fair winds and following seas, Commander.
  • Battleship Mourns the Passing of Long-time Volunteer and WWII Navy Veteran
    Friday November 30th, 2018
    The Battleship lost one of our long-time crew members this week. Howard Albert “Al” Villalobos, of Cherry Hill, NJ, passed on Nov. 28, at the age of 92. Al, who was named Volunteer of the Month in October, volunteered aboard the ship since she opened as a museum and memorial in 2001. ...
  • Stay at the Hilton in Philadelphia and Save on a Tour at the Battleship!
    Friday November 30th, 2018
    Make your trip to Philadelphia a long weekend with up to 50% off Sunday night stays with Hilton, and enjoy savings of 50% on a Fire Power tour plus much more! Please use the following link for information on the Hilton: https://tinyurl.com/yd7lakf5
  • Battleship Tours for Little Sailors
    Wednesday November 28th, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey had developed a tour for our little sailors — children age 6 to 8-years-old. This tour, which takes approximately an hour, features 16-inch Gun Turret I, the Officers’ Wardroom, Executive Officers Cabin, Admiral’s Barge, Helicopter and more. There’s also only one ladder (stairs for your landlubbers) for the kids ...
  • Police K9 Trainers aboard the Battleship
    Monday November 26th, 2018
    Trainers and dogs from Atlantic County Police K9 Academy posed for a photo near the Seasprite helicopter on the fantail of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Nov. 23 after a morning of training exercises aboard the ship.
  • Rexel Aboard the Battleship New Jersey
    Saturday November 17th, 2018
    The Battleship was honored to host a dinner for Rexel aboard the ship on Wednesday, Nov. 14. Over 600 guests enjoy appetizers, open bars, tours, dinner, an amazing fireworks show and the firing of the Battleship’s 5-inch gun, which was fired by Rexel’s Mark Daniel. Thanks for coming aboard!
  • Congrats to Sam Messias on his Bar Mitzvar!
    Saturday November 17th, 2018
    Sam Messias, who made his Bar Mitzvah in the Officers’ Wardroom of the Battleship today, Sat., Nov. 17, stands with Rabbi Larry Sernovitz. Congrats to Sam!