• Battleship’s Online Programs During Coronavirus Closure
    Tuesday March 24th, 2020
    Battleship's Online Programs During Coronavirus Closure
    CAMDEN WATERFRONT, NJ.  The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will be closed indefinitely for tours, group tours, overnights and events in order to protect the health of guests, volunteers and staff members due to the increasing threat of the Coronavirus COVID-19 virus.  Only essential personnel will report to maintain and secure the Battleship.   However, that does not mean ...
  • BATTLESHIP CLOSED FOR TOURS, GROUP TOURS, OVERNIGHTS AND EVENTS
    Sunday March 15th, 2020
    BATTLESHIP CLOSED FOR TOURS, GROUP TOURS, OVERNIGHTS AND EVENTS
    In order to protect the health of our guests, volunteers and staff members due to the increasing threat of COVID-19, the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will temporarily close for tours, group tours. overnights and events.  Only essential personnel will report to the Battleship.  The Battleship will monitor the threat and determine when it is safe to re-open ...
  • Battleship Board of Trustees Names Marshall Spevak as Chairman
    Thursday March 05th, 2020
    Battleship Board of Trustees Names Marshall Spevak as Chairman
    Longtime Battleship Board Member Dennis Levitt named Vice Chair   (Camden, NJ) — On Wednesday night, March 4, in the Officers Wardroom on the deck of the Battleship New Jersey, the Board of Trustees of the Home Port Alliance for the USS New Jersey, Inc. elected Marshall Spevak as its new Chairman of the Board and Dennis Levitt as ...
  • Red Cross Kicks Off March is Red Cross Month Aboard the Battleship
    Friday February 28th, 2020
    Red Cross Kicks Off March is Red Cross Month Aboard the Battleship
    The American Red Cross New Jersey Region will be holding a ceremony and flag raising aboard the Battleship New Jersey to kick off March is Red Cross Month in New Jersey. The Battleship New Jersey will fly the Red Cross flag and be illuminated at night in red lights throughout March to honor all those who have ...
  • BATTLESHIP CEREMONY TO REMEMBER THE 75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA
    Wednesday February 19th, 2020
    BATTLESHIP CEREMONY TO REMEMBER THE  75TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BATTLE OF IWO JIMA
     WHEN:           Saturday, February 22 at 9:30am    DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey will hold a ceremony in the Officers’ Wardroom at 9:30am on Saturday, Feb. 22 to remember the 75th Anniversary of the Battle of Iwo Jima.  Our special guest will be WWII veteran and participant in the battle, Frank Beach, USMC (ret), the father of NJ Sen. ...
  • New Year Brings A New Exhibit and New Tour Options to the Battleship
    Thursday January 02nd, 2020
    New Year Brings A New Exhibit and New Tour Options to the Battleship
     Exhibit on the Three USS New Jerseys and New Options for the Fire Power Tour   WHEN:           Opens: Friday, January 3, 9:30am – 3pm;  Tours Available Every Day   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey’s new exhibit, USS NEW JERSEY: Past, Present, and Future, opens on January 3rd. This new installation explores where the three NEW JERSEYS fit in the evolution ...
  • Army v Navy in Patriot Games at the Battleship
    Wednesday December 11th, 2019
    Army v Navy in Patriot Games at the Battleship
    Cadets Against the Midshipmen in a Best-of-Three, Tug-of-War Competition on the Ship’s Pier   WHEN:           Friday, December 13, 3pm   DETAILS:     The Cadets from Army will face off against the Midshipmen from Navy in a Best-of-Three, Tug-of-War competition on the Pier of the Battleship New Jersey on Friday, Dec. 13 at 3pm. The event is part of the Patriot Games, a ...
  • Ceremony for the Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey
    Friday December 06th, 2019
    Ceremony for the Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey
    The Battleship New Jersey will celebrate the 77th Anniversary of the Launch of the USS New Jersey with a ceremony in the Officers’ Wardroom at 10am on Saturday, Dec. 7.  The ceremony will include a historic overview of the launch of the USS New Jersey by Curator Ryan Szimanski, the performance of the National Anthem on bugle by ...
  • Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Aboard the Battleship
    Wednesday December 04th, 2019
    Pearl Harbor Day Commemoration Aboard the Battleship
                DATE:           Friday, December 6, 10am   DETAILS:     The Camden County and Gloucester County Freeholder Boards will mark the 78th anniversary of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor with a special commemorative ceremony aboard the Battleship New Jersey.   “We gather on the Battleship, itself launched on the one-year anniversary of the attack on Pearl ...
  • 6 Museums Where You Can Meet Veterans
    Monday November 11th, 2019
    Many volunteer at these must-visit destinations by Ken Budd, AARP, October 30, 2019 | Comments: 1 TED HUETTER/MUSEUM OF FLIGHT Veteran volunteers Paul Weaver, Dick Nelms and Jim Marich, with local news anchor Mark Wright, at Seattle’s Museum of Flight. En español | In 1975, Cmdr. Vern Jumper helped manage the rescue of more than 3,000 Vietnamese refugees who were flown onto the USS Midway during ...