- Check Out the Battleship on “This is South Jersey” Saturday, Oct. 15
Monday October 10th, 2016
The Battleship will be featured on the TV travel show, “This is South Jersey” this Saturday, Oct. 15, on WHYY at 11 am and again on NJTV on Wed, Oct. 19 at 8:30 pm.
- Battleship Welcomes the USS John P. Murtha
Monday October 03rd, 2016
The Battleship welcomed the Navy’s newest ship, the USS John P. Murtha, with a saluting gun blast today. The Murtha will be commissioned during a ceremony at Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia on Saturday.
- Battleship Lit Pink for Breast Cancer Awareness
Saturday October 01st, 2016
The Battleship will join buildings and structures throughout the Delaware Valley in lighting the ship pink throughout October as part of the Susan G. Komen Foundation’s Lights for a Cure program for Breast Cancer Awareness.
Below is a list of all buildings and structures participating in this year’s program.
The Avenue of the Arts (Oct. 1 ...
- Battleship Welcomes the Public Works Association!
Wednesday September 28th, 2016
The Battleship New Jersey welcomes the Public Works Association today. Enjoy your meeting and lunch aboard the Big J!
Have your next meeting or event aboard the Battleship! From six guests to 3,006, the Battleship offers unique spaces and add-on options to make your next function a truly historic one! For more information, email firstname.lastname@example.org or ...
- The Battleship Salutes Greta Zimmer Friedman, Nurse from the WWII Times Square Kiss
Saturday September 17th, 2016
The Battleship remembers Greta Zimmer Friedman, the nurse from the iconic Times Square kiss, celebrating victory in World War II. Ms. Friedman passed away on Sept. 8 at the age of 92.
Ms. Friedman’s kiss was captured in the sculpture, “Embracing Peace, ” created by Seward Johnson. One of the sculptures sits on the pier of ...
- Battleship Welcomes Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum
Monday September 12th, 2016
The Battleship welcomes the new Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum. Check out Camden’s shipbuilding history, shipbuilding techniques and an exhibit on African-American North Pole discover Matthew Henson.
The Camden Shipyard and Maritime Museum is located on 1910 Broadway, Camden, NJ. For more information, visit www.camdenshipyardmuseum.org.
- Congrats to Mr. and Mrs Caraballo!
Sunday September 04th, 2016
Congratulations to Mr. and Mrs. William and Evelyn Caraballo for tying the knot aboard the Battleship New Jersey today! The couple held their wedding ceremony and reception on the ship’s historic fantail.
- Free Tours for Union Members on Labor Day
Thursday September 01st, 2016
As a thanks for the support from local unions — like the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades (IUPAT) District Council 711 of New Jersey, who volunteered to paint the ship’s hull – and to celebrate Labor Day, Monday, Sept. 5, all union members with a valid ID can experience a free self-guided tour of the Battleship. ...
- M2 Browning 50 Cal Portside Gun Now with Sound Effects
Tuesday August 30th, 2016
Army veteran Robert Mack, of Colorado, fires the M2 Browning .50 cal gun — now with sound! — on the portside of the forecastle today. Battleship volunteers recently added sound effects to the gun, which guests can check out as part of a Fire Power tour of the Battleship.
- Buzz Cuts on the Battleship!
Saturday August 27th, 2016
Kids are getting free buzz cuts from stylists from Rizzieri Aveda School in the Battleship’s Barber Shop today! The Battleship is offering free buzz cuts for kids and men’s hair cuts for just a $10 donation until 2pm today, Saturday, Aug. 27.