- Battleship Salutes 2d Lt Matthew Joseph Prestio, USMC
Friday June 26th, 2020
The Battleship salutes 2d Lt. Matthew Joseph Prestio, (middle) USMC, who was promoted today in a brief ceremony on the ship’s forecastle. Capt. Ryan J. Bare conducted the ceremony, which was attended by a few marines and family members.
- Thank You Dare Commercial Services!
Wednesday June 24th, 2020
A special thanks to Dare Commercial Service for the new plants to welcome guests at the Battleship, which is now open for exterior tours every day from 10am to 4pm.
- Free Parking When you Tour the Battleship
Tuesday June 23rd, 2020
Free convenient parking when you tour the Battleship. Experience the Hit the Deck exterior tour, available every day from 10am to 4pm, and parking on Clinton St. and the Marina lot is on us!
- Battleship Camden Student Scholarship Extended to July 1
Monday June 22nd, 2020
The Battleship New Jersey is determined to not let this crisis prevent us from getting scholarships to Camden students who deserve them. Thus, the Battleship has extended the deadline for applications for the Camden Resident Student Scholarship Program to July 1.
Recipients will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship which will be applied in full to ...
- Fly a Flag Over the Battleship for Dad!
Thursday June 18th, 2020
Fly a Flag over the Battleship for Dad for Fathers Day, Sunday, June 21. Includes a Certificate of Authenticity made out to your dad. $100 donation for a 6’x10′ flag and $62 for a 6’x4′ flag. Purchase Flag
- Captain’s Gig Back Aboard the Battleship
Wednesday June 17th, 2020
A new addition to the Battleship New Jersey is the Captain’s Gig. The Big J is the first of the Iowa Class Battleships museums to have all six of her boats back aboard. Check out the Gig as part of the Hit the Deck exterior tour, available every day from 10am to 4pm.
- Battleship New Jersey Face Coverings
Tuesday June 16th, 2020
Be like Adm. Bull Halsey! Be safe and show your support for the Battleship during the coronavirus pandemic by wearing a Battleship New Jersey face covering!
This comfortable, light-weight face covering comes in battleship haze gray and features the Battleship’s logo in red and blue!
Just $10 per face covering!
Purchase the Battleship face covering at the Battleshop ...
- Battleship Re-Opens with a Bang!
Monday June 15th, 2020
Supporter Vinny Tinervia, of Tinervia Plumbing and Heating, fired the starboard side saluting gun to officially re-open the Battleship for tours today, Monday, June 15.
- Get a Flag Flown Over the Battleship!
Sunday June 14th, 2020
Fly a flag over our nation’s most decorated battleship!
We’ll fly a 4’x6′ flag for a $62 donation or a 5’x8′ flag for a $100 donation over the Battleship! We’ll fold and ship the flag along with a customized Certificate of Authenticity.
You can either schedule an upcoming day for us to fly the flag for you!
- Check Out Amazing Photos of the Big J in Warship Pictorial
Friday June 12th, 2020
The Battleship New Jersey needs your support now more than ever. Please consider buying something from the Ship’s Store.
Today’s (6/12) featured item from the Ship’s Store is Warship Pictorial 46 – USS New Jersey BB-62 by Steve Wiper
This book covers the “Big J,” throughout her career in the US Navy, from construction to museum ship. ...