• USS New Jersey Re-Commissioned on 28 December 1982
    Friday December 28th, 2018
    USS New Jersey Re-Commissioned on 28 December 1982
    On 28 December 1982, Iowa-class battleship USS New Jersey BB-62 was recommissioned for a fourth time with Capt. William M. Fogarty in command. In this picture President Ronald W. Reagan arrives onboard New Jersey (BB-62) on 28 December 1982.
  • Feel the Fire Power for Half Price Friday, Dec. 28!
    Friday December 28th, 2018
    Feel the Fire Power for Half Price Friday, Dec. 28!
    On Friday, Dec. 28, for this one day, guests can experience a Fire Power self-guided tour for half off! Climb inside the legendary 16-inch gun turret, track a tomahawk missile launch in the Combat Engagement Center, experience life aboard this floating city and more — all for half-price! But that offer is for ...
  • Holiday Lunch for Battleship Volunteers
    Saturday December 22nd, 2018
    Holiday Lunch for Battleship Volunteers
    Battleship Board Member Capt. Walt Urban cuts the cake during the ship’s Holiday Lunch for her volunteers on Friday, Dec. 21. Board member Robert Del Sordo donated the cake to the event. The cake cutting followed a delicious lunch donated by Mission BBQ, which included beverages donated by Pepsi Pennsauken, Kramer Beverage and Bonesaw Brewery. ...
  • Battleship Named Top Rated Non-Profit
    Thursday December 20th, 2018
    Battleship Named Top Rated Non-Profit
    We are incredibly proud to be a Top-Rated #nonprofit. Help us make the holidays a season to remember. Donate here: https://greatnonprofits.org/org/home-port-alliance-for-the-uss-new-jersey-inc
  • Santa Arriving!
    Saturday December 08th, 2018
    Santa Arriving!
    Santa Arriving Aboard the Battleship for the ship’s annual Breakfast with Santa on Saturday morning. Nearly 100 guests enjoyed a hot breakfast served at the chowline, a tour of the ship, prizes and photos with Santa!
  • December 7th Marks 76th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey
    Friday December 07th, 2018
    December 7th Marks 76th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey
    Today, Dec. 7, marks the 76th anniversary of the launch of the USS New Jersey at the Philadelphia Navy Yard. Today, the Battleship is a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront, NJ, offering tours, overnights, educational programs & event space. The Battleship will also remember the anniversary of the attack at Pearl Harbor ...
  • Battleship Welcomes Back 1980s-era Crew Member
    Thursday December 06th, 2018
    Battleship Welcomes Back 1980s-era Crew Member
    The Battleship welcomed Mike Holmes, a repair officer, who was part of the 1980s recommissioning crew and served on board the USS New Jersey until 1984. Mike took a tour of the Battleship as well as was interviewed about his experiences aboard the New Jersey with our Oral History crew. Welcome back, ...
  • The Battleship Remembers George H.W. Bush
    Saturday December 01st, 2018
    The Battleship Remembers George H.W. Bush
    The Battleship New Jersey remembers and salutes President and WWII Navy Pilot, George H.W. Bush. Fair winds and following seas, Commander.
  • Battleship Mourns the Passing of Long-time Volunteer and WWII Navy Veteran
    Friday November 30th, 2018
    Battleship Mourns the Passing of Long-time Volunteer and WWII Navy Veteran
    The Battleship lost one of our long-time crew members this week. Howard Albert “Al” Villalobos, of Cherry Hill, NJ, passed on Nov. 28, at the age of 92. Al, who was named Volunteer of the Month in October, volunteered aboard the ship since she opened as a museum and memorial in 2001. ...
  • Stay at the Hilton in Philadelphia and Save on a Tour at the Battleship!
    Friday November 30th, 2018
    Stay at the Hilton in Philadelphia and Save on a Tour at the Battleship!
    Make your trip to Philadelphia a long weekend with up to 50% off Sunday night stays with Hilton, and enjoy savings of 50% on a Fire Power tour plus much more! Please use the following link for information on the Hilton: https://tinyurl.com/yd7lakf5