• BATTLESHIP REMEMBERS CHIEF MICHAEL GORCHINSKI AND THE 1983 US MARINES BARRACKS BOMBING IN BEIRUT ANNIVERSARY
    Monday October 22nd, 2018
    BATTLESHIP REMEMBERS CHIEF MICHAEL GORCHINSKI AND THE 1983 US MARINES BARRACKS BOMBING IN BEIRUT ANNIVERSARY
    The Battleship New Jersey will remember the 35th Year Anniversary of the death of USS New Jersey Chief Michael Gorchinski and the bombing of the US Marine Corps Barracks in Beirut with a Memorial Ceremony on the ship’s forecastle at 10am on Tuesday, October 23, 2018. The ceremony aboard our nation’s most decorated battleship will ...
  • Civil War Navy Symposium Aboard the Battleship
    Thursday October 18th, 2018
    Civil War Navy Symposium Aboard the Battleship
    The Battleship New Jersey, our nation’s most decorated battleship and now a museum and memorial, will host a Civil War Navy Symposium on the ship’s fantail, tented rear deck, and pier on Saturday, Oct. 20 from 9am to 4:30pm. The symposium, presented by Old Baldy Civil War Round Table, will include presentations on the Blue Water Navy in ...
  • Battleship Celebrates WWII Victory on Saturday, August 11
    Saturday August 11th, 2018
    Battleship Celebrates WWII Victory on Saturday, August 11
    PLACE: Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ DETAILS: Guests touring the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial on Saturday, August 11 will not only experience how life was like aboard our nation’s most decorated and largest Battleship, but they will also experience World War II ...
  • New Citizens to take Oath of Allegiance Aboard Battleship on July 4
    Thursday June 28th, 2018
    New Citizens to take Oath of Allegiance Aboard Battleship on July 4
    Citizenship candidates to take Oath at special ceremonies across the country CAMDEN, N.J.— U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS) Newark District Director John E. Thompson will administer the Oath of Allegiance to America’s newest citizens during a special naturalization ceremony at the Battleship New Jersey on the Fourth of July. Senator Cory Booker will join USCIS ...
  • Annual New Jersey Beer Festival on the Battleship
    Friday June 22nd, 2018
    Annual New Jersey Beer Festival on the Battleship
    DATE: Saturday, June 23 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm DETAILS: The Annual New Jersey Beer Festival on the Battleship New Jersey will take place on Saturday, June 23 from noon to 5pm on the ship’s fantail (tented rear deck). Tickets ...
  • Flag Day Aboard the Big J
    Tuesday June 12th, 2018
    Flag Day Aboard the Big J
    TIME: Thursday, June 14 Tours: 9:30am – 5pm ...
  • Battleship’s Inaugural Captain Quack Rubber Duck Race
    Sunday June 10th, 2018
    Battleship’s Inaugural Captain Quack Rubber Duck Race
    Four hundred rubber ducks raced across Wiggins Marina at the Camden Waterfront, NJ along the Delaware River today at noon at part of the inaugural Captain Quack’s Rubber Duck Race. All ducks made it to the dock or boom, and three guests of the Battleship New Jersey won prizes for first three sponsored rubber ducks. The first ...
  • Battleship Awards Scholarships to Camden Students
    Tuesday June 05th, 2018
    Battleship Awards Scholarships to Camden Students
    The Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial has named the recipients of her annual Camden Resident Student Scholarship Awards for the school year of 2019-2020.  Ten students, all Camden, NJ residents, have been selected by their respective schools; one from each of the eight secondary schools in Camden, plus one student from Camden County College and one student from Rutgers University Camden.   The students receiving ...
  • Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship
    Saturday June 02nd, 2018
    Veterans Pet Adoption Day Aboard the Battleship
    TIME:            Saturday, June 2,  10am – 2pm   PLACE:         Battleship New Jersey, Camden Waterfront, NJ   DETAILS:     The Battleship New Jersey is teaming up with animal shelters from throughout the region to offer pet adoption information and have pets available for area veterans to adopt on Saturday, June 2 from 10am to 2pm on the ship’s Fantail (tented ...
  • Memorial Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship
    Sunday May 27th, 2018
    Memorial Day Ceremony Aboard the Battleship
    TIME:            10AM, Monday, May 28   DETAILS:       The Battleship will a hold a Memorial Day ceremony on the forecastle (forward deck) with the Bishop Eustace Knights of Columbus on Monday, May 28 at 10am.  The ceremony will feature the casting of a memorial wreath upon the Delaware River to remember our military brethren who gave the ultimate sacrifice for ...