• Recently Re-installed Quad 40 Gun Fired for First Time in 60 Year
    Thursday December 07th, 2017
    The Quad 40 Gun, recently re-installed aboard the Battleship New Jersey, was fired for the first time in more 60 years during a ceremony marking the 75th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey on Dec. 7. The ceremony also include the unveiling of a crystal sculpture of the champaigne bottle holder that christened the ...
  • Battleship Trustee Perry Levine Honored at Pearl Harbor Commemoration Ceremony
    Tuesday December 05th, 2017
    Board of Trustees for the Battleship New Jersey member Perry Levine was honored with the Rev. Peter A. Molnar Veterans Service Award during the Camden & Gloucester Counties’ Pear Harbor Commemoration Ceremony on the Battleship on Tuesday, Dec. 5. Mr. Levine, also a member of the Jewish War Veterans Post 126 and a Navy veteran, received ...
  • Own a Piece of History!
    Friday December 01st, 2017
    The Battleship has 14 signal flags retired due to wear that flew above the ship during holidays and special events and are available for a donation. They are $45 each, plus shipping and handling. Donations are used to pay for replacement signal flags. Flags available: Quebec (Q); Flag 7; Pennant 1; Pennant 4; Pennant 5; Pennant ...
  • Support the Battleship on Giving Tuesday, Nov. 28
    Tuesday November 21st, 2017
    #GivingTuesday is a global day of giving fueled by the power of social media and collaboration. Celebrated on the Tuesday following Thanksgiving (in the U.S.) and the widely recognized shopping events Black Friday and Cyber Monday, #GivingTuesday kicks off the charitable season, when many focus on their holiday and end-of-year giving. The Battleship New Jersey, a non-profit ...
  • Spend the First Night of 2018 Aboard the Battleship!
    Monday November 20th, 2017
    Families can experience the First Night of 2018 aboard the Battleship New Jersey! Our award-winning overnight program features dinner and breakfast served at the chowline, a guided tour of the Battleship, a ride in the Flight Simulator, and the chance to sleep in the bunks that the crew of the USS New Jersey once did. Further, ...
  • Experience Black Dragon Friday, This Friday, November 24
    Monday November 20th, 2017
    You may know the shopping day after Thanksgiving as Black Friday, but on the Battleship, we refer to Friday, Nov. 24 as Black Dragon Friday! During WWII, because of the ship’s dark painted hull and when she fired her guns it looked like she was breathing fire, the Battleship earned the nickname “The Black Dragon.” On Friday, ...
  • Happy Thanksgiving from the Big J!
    Monday November 20th, 2017
    The crew of the Battleship New Jersey wishes everyone a safe and happy Thanksgiving! The Battleship will be closed for walk-up tours on Thanksgiving, Thursday, Nov. 23. The Battleship will be open for tours on Friday, Nov. 24.  For “Black Dragon Friday,” guests can get an additional 10% off any purchase in the ship’s Gift Shop!  
  • Quad 40 Gun Returns to the Battleship
    Monday November 13th, 2017
    Check out the video of the Quad 40 Gun returning to the Battleship Click:  https://youtu.be/0X7UOrgQ0jc The Quad 40 Gun, once on the USS New Jersey during WWII and the Korean War, returned to the deck of the Battleship on Nov. 13. Special thanks to Mahan Collection for restoring the gun and to all the supporters who donated to ...
  • Treats for Kids for Halloween and this Saturday and Sunday
    Wednesday October 25th, 2017
    Kids touring the Battleship this weekend – Saturday, Oct. 28 and Sunday, Oct. 29 — as well as Halloween on Tuesday, Oct. 31, can get a treat of candy at the Ticket Office!  Happy Halloween from the Big J! Dare to ride the Superstition Flight Simulator!  Take a wild roller coast ride through a haunted house ...
  • New Grimm Reaper T-Shirts Available at the Battleship Gift Shop
    Wednesday October 25th, 2017
    The Battleship’s Grimm Reaper T-shirt – just in time for Halloween! – is based on original sailor art found in the gun house of Turret I.  The shirt is 100% preshrunk cotton and Made in the USA.  Available in both white and gray, the Grimm Reaper graphic appears on the back of the shirt, with ...