• USS New Jersey Zippo Lighters
    Wednesday August 12th, 2020
    USS New Jersey Zippo Lighters
    The Battleship New Jersey needs your support now more than ever. Please consider buying something from the Ship’s Store. Today’s featured items from the Ship’s Store are our reproduction Zippo lighters. The USS New Jersey “Firepower for Freedom” Zippo Lighter is a copy of one that was sold in the Ship’s Store during the Battleship New Jerseys ...
  • Battleship’s Air Defenses to be Displayed on Sat., August 15 for WWII Victory Day
    Tuesday August 11th, 2020
    Battleship's Air Defenses to be Displayed on Sat., August 15 for WWII Victory Day
    The Battleship’s Intel has detected an “attack” by a Japanese Zero replica plane on Saturday, Aug. 15, at 12pm. Watch as the ship’s defensive measures are once again put into action! WWII Victory Day on the Battleship is this Saturday.  In addition to the plane flyover, the Battleship will have WWII artifacts and re-enactors on ...
  • Thank You Philadelphia Ship Model Society for Displaying Your Work!
    Saturday August 08th, 2020
    Thank You Philadelphia Ship Model Society for Displaying Your Work!
    A special thank you to the Philadelphia Ship Model Society members who displayed some of their work in the Officers’ Wardroom today, Saturday, Aug. 8. Guests touring the Battleship New Jersey were treated to the models as part of their Fire Power tour.
  • Battleship Closed for Tours on Tuesday, August 4
    Tuesday August 04th, 2020
    Battleship Closed for Tours on Tuesday, August 4
    Due to the declared state of emergency, the Battleship New Jersey will be closed for tours on Tuesday, August 4. The Battleship hopes to re-open for tours on Wednesday, August 5. The Battleship wishes everyone to stay inside and stay safe during the storm.
  • Battleship to Offer Free Tours of Engine Room Beginning Saturday, Aug. 1
    Thursday July 30th, 2020
    Battleship to Offer Free Tours of Engine Room Beginning Saturday, Aug. 1
    TIME:            Begins Saturday, August 1 and will run 11am to 3pm every day for a limited time   DETAILS:       The Battleship New Jersey will extend the current Fire Power self-guided tour, with a free 20-minute guided Tour of the ship’s Engine Room, beginning Saturday, August 1 from 11am to 3pm.   The free extended tour will begin in the crew’s ...
  • Ship Happens T-Shirts
    Tuesday July 28th, 2020
    Ship Happens T-Shirts
    The Battleship’s Ship Happens T-Shirt features a silhouette of the Battleship New Jersey (BB-62) on the front, and the Battleship logo on the left sleeve. $20 each in S, M, L, XL, and $25 in 2XL. Purchase online at https://www.battleshipnewjersey.org/shop/apparel/ship-happens-t-shirt/ Or buy at the Battleshop gift shop, open every day from 10am to 3pm in the Battleship’s ...
  • Battleship Salutes and Remembers Korean War Veterans
    Monday July 27th, 2020
    Battleship Salutes and Remembers Korean War Veterans
    The Battleship New Jersey salutes and remembers all veterans who served our grateful nation in the Korean War. Today is the anniversary of the signing of the Korean Armistice Agreement, which ended fighting on 27 July 1953.
  • Ride the Battleship Concierge Cart Safely Along the Waterfront Promenade for Free
    Friday July 24th, 2020
    Ride the Battleship Concierge Cart Safely Along the Waterfront Promenade for Free
    The Battleship’s concierge cart will be offering free rides along the Camden Waterfront’s Promenades on Saturdays from 10am to 4pm. The Battleship installed clear plastic between rows, asks all riders to wear a face covering when aboard the cart and our driver will wipe down the seats and railings after each passenger departs. The cart will run ...
  • Get a Good View of Philly from the Big Eyes Aboard the Battleship
    Wednesday July 15th, 2020
    Get a Good View of Philly from the Big Eyes Aboard the Battleship
    Get a great look at the Cruiser Olympia and Penn’s Landing, Philadelphia, from the Big Eyes binoculars located on the portside of the Battleship.  Guests can check these out while taking the Fire Power self-guided tour of the Battleship, open every day from 10am to 3pm.
  • Battleship Presents Flag Flown Above the Ship to Northampton Co. Marine Corps League
    Wednesday July 15th, 2020
    Battleship Presents Flag Flown Above the Ship to Northampton Co. Marine Corps League
    Jack Willard (center) of the Battleship New Jersey presented members of the Northampton Co. Unit of the Marine Corps League with a flag flown above the Battleship on July 4th. The Marine Corps League displayed a large model on the pier of the ship on Independence Day.