Welcome to the Online Homeport of the USS New Jersey

World War II Commissioning Patch - 1940s

Big J's Volunteers were awarded the 2003
Governor's Award for "Mobilization of Volunteers." 
To date over
volunteer hours have been
logged for tours, renovations and maintenance work.
Bravo Zulu to the entire crew, keep up the good work!!!

Old Glory Waving Proudly!

U.S. Navy Flag Waving Proudly!

POW - MIA Flag Waving Proudly - Never Forget!

Korean War Commissioning Patch - 1950s

Looking for the perfect gift for that Battleship Sailor on your List, click Here.

Big J is open to the public for tours!  For more information click Here.

To see photos taken October 15, 2001 at the ships Grand Opening click Here.

Vietnam War Commissioning Patch - 1960s

For information on upcoming events onboard the USS New Jersey click Here. 

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 Interested in Volunteering?  For information on joining the crew click Here.

To see photos taken during my most recent Volunteer Day onboard click Here.

Cold World Commissioning Patch - 1980s

 To see photos taken at the Smithsonian's Air & Space Museum Annex click Here.

   Welcome Aboard!
To see photos taken during my visit onboard the Heavy Cruiser USS Des
(CA-134) on a parts raid before she was scrapped click Here.

An Original Plankholder is searching for photos showing damage the ship
suffered as a result of a friendly fire incident that occurred while anchored
at Ulithi on December 23, 1944.  For more information click Here.

Now Hear This!  *  Now Hear This!  *  Now Hear This!

The Jerseyman is a quarterly online Ships Newspaper written and produced by the
volunteer crew and staff of the Battleship New Jersey, along with input from our readers

Click Here for direct access to The Jerseyman page.

Aerial view of Big J - Unknown Photographer - Great Shot!

19 Battle Stars earned in over 50 years of service