• Battleship to Honor Veterans, Dedicate Promenade Banners & Remember 100th Anniversary of Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    Tuesday November 09th, 2021
    Battleship to Honor Veterans, Dedicate Promenade Banners & Remember 100th Anniversary of Tomb of the Unknown Soldier
    BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY WILL HONOR VETERANS DURING CEREMONY NEW BANNERS WILL HIGHLIGHT 22 VETERANS AND MILITARY SUPPORTERS   WHAT:          The Battleship New Jersey will honor Veterans on November 11 with a free ceremony and an unveiling of banners recognizing New Jersey Veterans.   WHEN:          Thursday, November 11, 2021, 11 a.m. to noon   WHERE:       Battleship New Jersey (100 Clinton Street, Camden, NJ ...
  • Battleship To Celebrate 20 Years as a Museum by Rolling Back Tour Prices
    Wednesday October 13th, 2021
    Battleship To Celebrate 20 Years as a Museum by Rolling Back Tour Prices
    WHERE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   TIME:            Saturday, October 16, 2021 11:00am – 3:00pm   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey will be both celebrating the first 20 years of the museum and looking to the future with the group of people who made our museum successful: our volunteer crew.   On Saturday, Oct. 16, the Battleship will roll back ...
  • 9/11 20th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony Saturday Morning
    Thursday September 09th, 2021
    9/11 20th Anniversary Memorial Ceremony Saturday Morning
    MEDIA ADVISORY   For more information, contact:  Jack Willard  609-868-5664   j.willard@battleshipnewjersey.org   EVENT:         BATTLESHIP NEW JERSEY WILL REMEMBER THOSE LOST ON THE 9/11 ATTACKS WITH A MEMORIAL CEREMONY ON THE FORECASTLE PLACE:         Forecastle (Forward Deck), Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ TIME:            Saturday, September 11, 2021  9:30am DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey will remember those lost in the terrorist ...
  • Con. Norcross Announces More Thank $512K for the Battleship
    Thursday July 22nd, 2021
    Con. Norcross Announces More Thank $512K for the Battleship
    FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Thursday, July 22, 2021 Contact: Elizabeth Leer Elizabeth.Leer@mail.house.gov Norcross Announces More Than $512K for Battleship New Jersey CAMDEN, NJ – Today, U.S. Congressman Donald Norcross (NJ-01) announced that the Battleship New Jersey has been awarded a $512,339 grant from the Small Business Administrations (SBA) Shuttered Venue Operators Grant (SVOG) program. Thanks to the American Rescue Plan, this ...
  • Gun Salutes, Rum and Fireworks for the July 4th Weekend at the Battleship
    Friday July 02nd, 2021
    Gun Salutes, Rum and Fireworks for the July 4th Weekend at the Battleship
    WHEN:          Saturday, July 3 and Sunday, July 4   WHAT:          The Battleship will be celebrate our nation’s birthday with Gun Salutes, Battleship Rum and Fireworks this weekend!   Guests touring the Battleship on Saturday and Sunday can make a $50 donation and pull the trigger to fire the portside (Philadelphia-side) saluting gun each day between 12pm and 2pm.  The gun ...
  • Battleship Names Jack Willard Chief Executive Officer
    Wednesday June 30th, 2021
    Battleship Names Jack Willard Chief Executive Officer
    Replaces the Retiring Phil Rowan as Leader of the World’s Greatest Battleship   (CAMDEN, NJ) – The Board of Trustees of the Home Port Alliance for the USS New Jersey, Inc. announced that longtime marketing and sales vice-president Jack Willard will replace Philip P. Rowan as the Chief Executive Officer of the organization, effective July 1st, which operates the ...
  • Korean War Exhibit to Open on June 26
    Tuesday June 22nd, 2021
    Korean War Exhibit to Open on June 26
    WHEN:          Saturday, June 26   11am   WHAT:          On Saturday, June 26, the Battleship will open a new exhibit on the Korean War in the Exhibits area, along the main tour route of the museum ship.  The new exhibit, “Battleship New Jersey: The Korean War and Beyond,” is a brief overview of the ship’s active career during the 1950s.   Using the ...
  • Battleship to Award Scholarships to Camden Students During Ceremony on June 11
    Wednesday June 09th, 2021
    Battleship to Award Scholarships to Camden Students During Ceremony on June 11
     CAMDEN WATERFRONT, NJ – June 9, 2021 – The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will host her annual Camden Resident Student Scholarship Awards Ceremony on Friday, June 11 at 6pm on the Battleship’s Forecastle (forward deck).   The Chief Executive Officer Phil Rowan will present scholarship awards to nine Camden resident students. Each of these nine students, all Camden ...
  • Battleship to Host A Tour for Five WWII Veterans
    Monday June 07th, 2021
    Battleship to Host A Tour for Five WWII Veterans
    WHEN:          Today, Monday, June 7   12:30pm   WHAT:          The Battleship will be visited by five WWII veterans today for a tour and Q-and-A session in the Officers’ Wardroom.  The veterans are in the area for the WWII Weekend in Reading, PA and were guests of the Phillies for their game yesterday.   WHERE:       Battleship New Jersey, 100 Clinton Street, Camden, ...
  • Battleship Commissioning Anniversary and Camden Co. Medals Presentation Ceremony
    Sunday May 23rd, 2021
    Battleship Commissioning Anniversary and Camden Co. Medals Presentation Ceremony
      WHEN:          Today, Sunday, May 23   12pm   WHAT:          The Battleship will celebrate the 78th anniversary of her commissioning into the US Navy with a ceremony on Sunday, May 23 at 12pm on the forecastle (forward deck).  Special speakers, live patriotic music, and even cake will be served!   The Battleship will also partner with Camden County to salute veterans from ...