• Captain Quack Rubber Duck Race!
    Thursday April 26th, 2018
    Guests can sponsor the Battleship’s rubber duck, Captain Quack, and then cheer for him in a race with other Captain Quacks in the Wiggins Marina on Sunday, June 10 at noon.  The winning duck will win you four tickets to the Battleship Blast Luau Dinner on June 30. Second place gets a family overnight on the ...
  • Battleship to Open for Tours Until 5pm Beginning May 1
    Thursday April 26th, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey will be open for Fire Power walk-up tours until 5pm beginning on May 1.  Thus, giving guests two more hours to climb inside the legendary 16-inch gun turret, to check out a tomahawk missile launch at the Combat Engagement Center, to sit in the chair used to fire the recently re-installed ...
  • Battleship Salutes Chief Warrant Officer Nicola (Ret.)
    Saturday April 14th, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey salutes Chief Warrant Officer 3 (SW/AW) Thomas Nicola, Jr. on his retirement. The Big J was proud to host your ceremony!  
  • See Local Bands Perform on the Battleship Today and Help Battle Alzheimer’s!
    Sunday April 08th, 2018
    The Deck Band, Lecompt, 99 Reasons & other bands will perform on the fantail (heated tented rear deck) of the Battleship today, Sunday, Apr. 8 from 12pm – 7pm for Atco Battles Alzheimer’s. Tickets just a $20 donation. Includes a tour. Bar and food concessions will be available
  • Battleship New Jersey’s Vietnam War Living History Day Today, Sat., April 7
    Saturday April 07th, 2018
     Artifacts, Re-enactors and Veteran Interviews Today   DATE:           Saturday, April 7: Vietnam War Artifact Displays, Re-enactors, Veteran Sessions:  10:00 am – 3 pm DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey will host the 8th annual Vietnam War Living History Day on Saturday,  April 7 from 10am to 3pm.  The event, which includes Vietnam War re-enactors throughout the ship and artifacts in ...
  • April 6th is 50th Anniversary of USS New Jersey’s Commissioning for Vietnam War
    Friday April 06th, 2018
    Today marks the 50th anniversary of the commissioning of the USS New Jersey for the Vietnam War.  The Battleship New Jersey served in the war in 1968.  Tomorrow, Sat., April 7, the ship’s annual Vietnam War Living History Day will take place with  artifacts, re-enactors and veterans throughout the ship from 10am to 3pm.
  • Battleship Announces Veteran Interview Schedule for Vietnam War Living History Day
    Thursday April 05th, 2018
    The Battleship New Jersey will host the 8th annual Vietnam War Living History Day on Saturday,  April 7 from 10am to 3pm.  The event, which includes Vietnam War re-enactors throughout the ship and artifacts in the Officers’ Wardroom, also features Vietnam veteran interview sessions in the wardroom. The schedule of interviews is below.  This year, the Battleship’s Curatorial ...
  • Drive the Tram Car Please
    Wednesday April 04th, 2018
    Do you enjoy leasurely drives along a scenic waterfront?  Do you like interacting with friendly people?  Do you have an interest being part of the Battleship New Jersey crew?  If you answered yes to the questions above and have a valid driver’s license, then the Battleship needs you to drive a tram this summer!  The Battleship will ...
  • Navy Son of USS New Jersey WWII Captain Visits the Ship
    Monday April 02nd, 2018
    Tim Wooldridge, the son of Captain Edmund T. Wooldridge, the Commanding Officer of USS New Jersey during the later part of WWII, toured the Battleship with is wife last week.  Mr. Woolridge, the former Executive Officer aboard the USS Forrestal, visited from Annapolis, MD.
  • Free Marshmallow Peeps for Kids at Battleship This Weekend
    Saturday March 31st, 2018
    Kids can enjoy free marshmallow PEEPS today with a tour of the Battleship New Jersey for #Easter Weekend!  The Peeps are available in the ship’s Gift Shop Saturday, Easter Sunday and Monday, April 2, while supplies last.