• Army Sweeps Navy in Tug-of-War Competition at the Battleship
    Saturday December 14th, 2019
    Army Sweeps Navy in Tug-of-War Competition at the Battleship
    The Cadets from Army swept the Midshipmen from Navy, 3-0, in the Tug-of-War competition as part of the Patriot Games for the Army Navy Game. The competition took place on the Pier of the Battleship on Friday, Dec. 13.
  • Thank You Santa and Families for Visiting the Battleship!
    Saturday December 14th, 2019
    Thank You Santa and Families for Visiting the Battleship!
    The Battleship thanks Santa Claus for making a stop at the Big J this morning, and a thanks to all the families who came out for breakfast!  Also, a special thanks to Miss Teen New Jersey USA JaeLynn Polanco and the volunteers who helped with the event! Photos of guests with Santa at the Battleship are ...
  • Give an Overnight on the Battleship This Holiday Season!
    Wednesday December 11th, 2019
    Give an Overnight on the Battleship This Holiday Season!
    How’s this for the ultimate Holiday Gift Experience — spend New Year’s Eve overnight aboard the World’s Greatest Battleship! Dinner and breakfast served at the Chowline, a guided tour of the ship, the chance to fire the saluting gun, and sleep in the bunks that the crew once did. Plus experience an amazing view of ...
  • Battleship Christmas Ornament
    Thursday December 05th, 2019
    Battleship Christmas Ornament
    The Ship’s Store featured item for December is our Battleship Christmas Ornament.   This Ornament is made In the USA, and it features the ship’s two forward 16-inch gun turrets. The ornament measures 3 1/4-inches in diameter, and is made of fine pewter. Available now for $12.99 This item can be purchased from our onboard gift shop, as ...
  • Help the Battleship New Jersey Get Her Own Postage Stamp
    Thursday December 05th, 2019
    Help the Battleship New Jersey Get Her Own Postage Stamp
    Help the Battleship New Jersey – the longest, fastest, most decorated battleship in history – get a postage stamp.  Please mail a letter recommending the USS New Jersey for a stamp to: Citizens’ Stamp Advisory Committee 475 L’Enfant Plaza SW Room 3300 Washington DC 20260-3501 As always, thank you for your support!
  • Happy Thanksgiving!
    Wednesday November 27th, 2019
    Happy Thanksgiving!
    Happy Thanksgiving from the Battleship New Jersey! The Battleship will be closed for tours on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 28. But the ship will be open on Friday Nov. 29 – Black Dragon Friday – when you can get an additional 10% off any purchase in the Ship’s Store. The Battleship is open for tours from 9:30am with the ...
  • PAX Conference Goers: Visit The World’s Greatest Battleship!
    Tuesday November 26th, 2019
    PAX Conference Goers:  Visit The World's Greatest Battleship!
    Gamers attending the PAX Convention, you played World of Warships.  Now check out a real Battleship — the Battleship New Jersey, just across the Delaware River from Philadelphia.   Open for tours every day, except Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’s Day, from 9:30am to 3pm.
  • The Battleship Welcomes Back 1980s Crew Member Chance Bell
    Monday November 25th, 2019
    The Battleship Welcomes Back 1980s Crew Member Chance Bell
    On Saturday, 11/23, former 1980s crew member Chance Bell came aboard for a tour and oral history interview. Mr. Bell was a Boiler Technician in Fireroom 2 during the Lebanon deployment.
  • Battleship Bundles for the Holidays
    Tuesday November 19th, 2019
    Battleship Bundles for the Holidays
    This month’s featured item from the Ship’s Store is a Battleship Bundle.  Get some of your Christmas shopping done early!  This bundle would be a great present for your favorite Battleship enthusiast. This bundle includes: Navy Blue Ship Firing T-shirt (in S, M, L, XL, or XXL) Adjustable USS New Jersey Ball Cap with embroidered ship, and a Battleship ...
  • 20th Anniversary of the Battleship Arriving at the Delaware River
    Monday November 11th, 2019
    20th Anniversary of the Battleship Arriving at the Delaware River
    On Veterans Day, Nov. 11, 1999, the Battleship New Jersey was brought up the Delaware River to get to her new home at the Camden Waterfront, NJ.   The attached photo was taken by Michael Kokoska, of Spottsville, NJ, 20 years ago today.