• Battleship New Jersey to Re-Open for Tours on Monday, June 15
    Saturday June 13th, 2020
    Battleship New Jersey to Re-Open for Tours on Monday, June 15
    CAMDEN WATERFRONT, NJ — The Board of Trustees of the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial announced that the ship will re-open for limited, self-guided tours of the exterior decks of the ship, beginning Monday, June 15.   “We are thrilled to re-open our nation’s most decorated Battleship and allow people to experience this national treasure,” said Marshall Spevak, Chairman ...
  • Facebook Live Ceremony for Memorial Day Aboard the Battleship
    Sunday May 24th, 2020
    Facebook Live Ceremony for Memorial Day Aboard the Battleship
    TIME:            Memorial Day Ceremony:  10am, Monday, May 25, 2020   DETAILS:       The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will honor our military brothers and Sisters who gave the ultimate sacrifice for our nation with a Memorial Day ceremony on Facebook Live at 10am on Monday, May 25.   The Memorial Day ceremony will feature an  overview on the history and significance ...
  • BATTLESHIP CEREMONY FOR THE 77th ANNIVERSARY OF HER COMMISSIONING INTO THE US NAVY  
    Tuesday May 19th, 2020
    BATTLESHIP CEREMONY FOR THE 77th ANNIVERSARY OF HER COMMISSIONING INTO THE US NAVY   
    Facebook Live Ceremony to Feature Wreath Ceremony & 5” Gun Shoot   TIME:            10am, Saturday, May 23, 2020 DETAILS:       The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will celebrate the 77th anniversary of her commissioning into the U.S. Navy with a Facebook Live ceremony on her forecastle at 10am on Saturday, May 23.   The Commissioning ceremony will feature Capt. Walt Urban, ...
  • Battleship’s Education Department Virtually Teaches Students in Mexico
    Saturday May 09th, 2020
    Battleship's Education Department Virtually Teaches Students in Mexico
    Even during the shutdown, the Battleship New Jersey continues to fulfill her mission to educate the public. The Battleship’s education department was invited to teach a class on the Cold War, specifically focusing on Korea, the “forgotten war.” On May 7, Education Manager Libby Jones, and Collections Manager Alaina Noland were virtually hosted by a class ...
  • Delaware River named River of the Year by National Environmental Organization
    Thursday April 16th, 2020
    Delaware River named River of the Year by National Environmental Organization
    by Frank Kummer, Updated: April 15, 2020- 3:45 PM American Rivers, an environmental advocacy group, has named the Delaware as its river of the year for 2020, hailing it as a “national success story” for its dramatic revitalization from the decades it spent polluted by industrial and sewage waste. “The Delaware shows how a healthy river can be an engine for ...
  • Battleship Extends Deadline for Camden Resident Scholarship Program
    Tuesday April 07th, 2020
    Battleship Extends Deadline for Camden Resident Scholarship Program
      DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial will not let this crisis prevent us from awarding scholarships to students who have been nominated by Camden schools.  Thus, the Battleship has extended the deadline for applications for the Camden Resident Student Scholarship Program  to June 1.  Recipients will receive a one-time $1,000 scholarship which will be applied in full ...
  • 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 ...