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Camden in Camden County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Battleship New Jersey

 
 
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By Michael Herrick, April 17, 2019
1. Battleship New Jersey Marker
Inscription.  
Battleship New Jersey
The USS New Jersey (BB-62) launched from the Philadelphia Naval Shipyard on December 7, 1942, and served in World War II, the Korean War, the Vietnam War, and as part of a multinational force of peacekeepers during the Lebanese Civil War. She was decommissioned in 1991 and is America's most decorated battleship, having received 19 Battle and Campaign Stars. The Battleship New Jersey opened as a museum and memorial on the Camden Waterfront in October 2001.
 
Location. 39° 56.394′ N, 75° 7.925′ W. Marker is in Camden, New Jersey, in Camden County. Memorial is on Clinton Street near S. Delaware Avenue, on the right when traveling west. Located at the Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 100 Clinton Street, Camden NJ 08103, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Harpoon Anti-Ship Missile (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Side View Turret #1 (about 300 feet away); M2 Browning (about 400 feet away); USS New Jersey Marine Detachments
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By Michael Herrick, April 17, 2019
2. Battleship New Jersey Marker
(about 400 feet away); USS New Jersey Aircraft (about 400 feet away); Eyewitness to History (about 400 feet away); American Merchant Marine Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); U.S.S. United States (approx. half a mile away in Pennsylvania). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Camden.
 
Also see . . .
1. Battleship New Jersey Museum and Memorial. (Submitted on May 5, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
2. USS New Jersey (BB-62) on Wikipedia. (Submitted on May 5, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.)
 
Categories. Waterways & Vessels
 
Battleship New Jersey image. Click for full size.
By Michael Herrick, April 17, 2019
3. Battleship New Jersey
 

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Credits. This page was last revised on May 5, 2019. This page originally submitted on May 5, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut. This page has been viewed 58 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3. submitted on May 5, 2019, by Michael Herrick of Southbury, Connecticut.
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