Battleship New Jersey Day celebrated amidst coronavirus pandemic

Published on 23 May 2020, 20:31
Saturday, May 23, 2020 - The Battleship New Jersey is closed to visitors due to the coronavirus, but a ceremony was held on board to mark the 77th anniversary of her commissioning into the U.S. Navy, and broadcast live on Facebook. Capt. Walt Urban, USN (ret), who once served aboard the USS New Jersey,delivers remarks and ship's bugler Nan La Corte. Michael Mancuso | NJ Advance Media for