The Iowa class battleship, USS New Jersey (BB-62), has been a museum ship in Camden, New Jersey since late 2000. New Jersey is the most decorated battleship in United States Navy history with 19 battle stars. The author visited the Big J in June of 2016.
2. Forward 16”/50 caliber Mark 7 guns
3. NJ’s Tiffany & Co. presentation silver
4. Admiral’s sea cabin
5. View forward from the navigation bridge
6. One of the eight Mark 143 Tomahawk ABLs on Big J
7. Kaman SH-2 Seasprite
8. 16”/50 cal gun breech in Turret #3
10. Mark 143 ABLs and Phalanx CIWS
*All photos were taken by the author*
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