- BATTLESHIP CEREMONY FOR THE 77th ANNIVERSARY OF HER COMMISSIONING INTO THE US NAVY
Tuesday May 19th, 2020
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
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
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
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
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
However, that does not mean ...
- BATTLESHIP CLOSED FOR TOURS, GROUP TOURS, OVERNIGHTS AND EVENTS
Sunday March 15th, 2020
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
- Battleship Board of Trustees Names Marshall Spevak as Chairman
Thursday March 05th, 2020
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
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
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
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 ...