• 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 ...
  • Safely Dispose of Used Electronics at the Battleship
    Thursday April 15th, 2021
    Safely Dispose of Used Electronics at the Battleship
    WHEN:          Saturday, April 17 through Sunday, April 25     11:00am – 3:00pm   WHAT:          Residents and local companies can safely dispose of used electronics and the Battleship will give you a coupon good for a free tour with the purchase of an adult Fire Power Tour.   The Battleship New Jersey has teamed up with veteran-owned Tri-State Asset Recovery, who will ...
  • Free Fire Power Tours of the Battleship New Jersey with the Purchase of a Fire Power Tour
    Monday March 29th, 2021
    Free Fire Power Tours of the Battleship New Jersey with the Purchase of a Fire Power Tour
    WHEN:          Thursday, April 1     11:00am – 3:00pm   WHAT:          To celebrate the Battleship’s opening for public tours every day, on Thursday, April 1, guests can get a free tour with the purchase of an adult Fire Power tour.  The Battleship will be open from 11am to 3pm every day beginning April 1.   Guests can get this deal when purchasing ...