Battleship New Jersey

OutFest
Patrick Hagerty
Holli Stephens
October 11, 2019 - 4:00 am
If you’ve ever wanted to dress up as a kooky and mostly misunderstood character in Philadelphia’s history, you have multiple opportunities to do so this weekend. In this edition of The KYW To-Do List, you'll find a wide variety of things to do in Philly and the burbs.
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Artist's rendering of a statue design for local boxing icon "Jersey Joe" Walcott.
Camden County
David Madden
September 24, 2019 - 12:05 pm
A project is moving ahead to bring a larger-than-life statue of local boxing icon “Jersey Joe” Walcott to the Camden waterfront. To that end, a fundraiser is set Friday night on the Battleship New Jersey to assist in the effort.
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Battleship New Jersey
Dan Wing/KYW Newsradio
Justin Udo
July 08, 2019 - 1:31 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — The Battleship New Jersey was an active force in World War II, the Korean War and the Vietnam War. But next month, the decommissioned ship will see a different kind of skirmish. As part of a special event with a focus on military appreciation, the floating museum will...
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An annual remembrance ceremony was held on the Battleship New Jersey on the Delaware River in Camden Friday morning to honor the lives lost in the attacks on Pearl Harbor 77 years ago.
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Dan Wing
December 07, 2018 - 3:15 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — An annual remembrance ceremony was held on the Battleship New Jersey on the Delaware River in Camden Friday morning to honor the lives lost in the attacks on Pearl Harbor 77 years ago. World War II veterans from throughout the region were brought in to take part in...
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Boot camp
Jay Lloyd/KYW Newsradio
November 08, 2018 - 7:00 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Imagine yourself at 17 or 18 years old, just out of high school. "Uncle Sam Wants You," reads the poster. Suddenly, people with stripes and brass are teaching you seamanship, airmanship and marksmanship. You may learn about tanks and bridge building. The "old man" is...
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Michael Gorchinski lost his life 35 years ago in a suicide bomber attack in Beirut.
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David Madden
October 23, 2018 - 2:12 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) -- A memorial was held aboard the Battleship New Jersey for a leader on the vessel who lost his life 35 years ago, when he was among more than 200 U.S. Marines killed by a suicide bomber who attacked their barracks in Beirut. Chief Michael Gorchinski left the ship to...
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Drexel women's rugby players demonstrate the sport at the Battleship New Jersey in advance of the 2018 Collegiate Rugby Championships.
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David Madden
May 22, 2018 - 2:05 pm
CAMDEN, N.J. (KYW Newsradio) — Visitors to the Battleship New Jersey in Camden on Monday got an extra experience with their tour of the iconic vessel when rugby players put on a show to promote a national championship in the Philadelphia area next month. Local college athletes put on a clinic for...
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