USS New Jersey
CourierPostOnline front page South Jersey News Sports Entertainment Classifieds Jobs Cars Real Estate Shopping

Customer Service
· Subscribe Now
· Switch to EZ-Pay
· About Us

Today's Weather
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
Metro Editor
Donna Jenkins
News Sections
South Jersey News
World Report
Weekly Sections
New! Nuestra Comunidad
Senior Scoop
South Jersey Living
South Jersey Scene
Static for Teens
Women on the Run
[an error occurred while processing this directive]
In Our Community
Gannett Foundation
In Memoriam
Lottery Results
Photo Galleries
New! Spot News Kids Korner
South Jersey Guide
Weddings, Engagements & Anniversaries
Thursday, August 11, 2005Past Issues - S | M | T | W | T | F | S
South Jersey

The Courier-Post has covered the New Jersey since before it was built. This section contains stories from the year 1998.

STORIES: 1939 - 1997  |  1998  |  1999  |  2000  |  2001  |  2002  |  2003 |  2004 |  Multimedia  

December 1998
  • Camden County freeholders approve funds for battleship consultant
  • Efforts renewed in fight for ship

    October 1998

  • Camco appeals Bayonne ship site
  • Battleship fight goes to Congress

    September 1998

  • Keelhaul commission for battleship decision
  • S.J. group will appeal to Navy for battleship
  • Camden loses bid for USS New Jersey
  • Camden mayor, congressmen vow to continue fight
  • Chairman says Camden will not win
  • Advocates of warship hold rally
  • Panel favors Bayonne for battleship
  • Battleship Commission floats goofy excuses
  • Pick Jersey City
  • Residents first
  • Final countdown to future of battleship New Jersey
  • Battleship panel sees Bayonne
  • Aquarium offers to promote battleship
  • New Jersey battleship panel set to visit Bayonne today
  • Woodbury man crafts replica of battleship
  • Battleship: Naval art
  • Up close, personal

    August 1998

  • Saltwater damage
  • USS Iowa, Forrestal set to lift anchor
  • Battleship panel to visit Bayonne site
  • Museum ships shouldn't compete
  • North Jersey sites are opposed for ship
  • Sharing the credit
  • Really big ships
  • Battleship Commission keeping an open mind
  • Azzolina captained the battle from the beginning
  • Overveiw of New Jersey Battleship Commision members
  • Battleship panel plans return to Jersey City
  • South Jersey struts stuff for ship
  • Praying for ship
  • Camden freeholders pledge $3.2 million
  • 300 people turn out to express support
  • Camden businesses optimistic, pessimistic
  • Ship belongs in Camden - No brainer

    July 1998

  • Camden to commission: Bring battleship home
  • 'My God, I never saw a ship that big'
  • Pinup selection showed sailors' family leaning
  • Old warships buoy economy of host cities
  • Workers at vessel's birth work to bring her back
  • It's personal to bring battleship back
  • Camden berth
  • Let's show commission we want battleship here
  • A chance to show our colors
  • Rally on July 31
  • If he were alive . . .
  • Voice your support
  • Doesn't need ship
  • Sign petitions
  • Sentimental reasons
  • Ship's birthplace
  • A call to battle stations to bag ship for Camden
  • Camden officials OK $1M for ship
  • Jersey City's plea
  • Local man on panel to move battleship
  • South Jersey gets a say in battleship destination
  • Ship's birthplace
  • Good move by Camden to bolster battleship bid
  • Pride and a battleship
  • Bayonne's response
  • We love her
  • Battleship commission begins to weigh anchor
  • USS New Jersey panel to visit Camden
  • Camden, 2 other cities in running for battleship
  • Project Battleship

    June 1998

  • Bill would let Navy give battleship to state
  • Get involved
  • Gearing up for fight
  • Poor setting for ship
  • Killing competition
  • Where's DRPA?
  • Spread the word
  • Can't let Bayonne net battleship New Jersey
  • Bayonne, battleship: Imperfect together
  • Getting 'robbed'
  • North or South?
  • Battleship commission needs its sails trimmed

    May 1998

  • Officials continue fight for battleship
  • 'New Jersey' berth place
  • Ship like no other, says yard veteran
  • South Jersey, unite!
  • Ship's real home
  • Buried in Bayonne?
  • Bring ship home
  • Running up the rigging to hail battleship home
  • Bringing battleship to Camden an uphill battle

    April 1998

  • Battleship New Jersey should berth in Camden
  • Torricelli plan for battleship gets torpedoed

    March 1998

  • Burlco man determined to snare battleship

  • STORIES: 1939 - 1997  |  1998  |  1999  |  2000  |  2001  |  2002  |  2003 |  2004 |  Multimedia  

    Copyright 2005 Courier-Post. Use of this site signifies your agreement to the Terms of Service (updated December, 2002).
    For questions, comments, or problems
    contact us.

    The Courier-Post is a part of Gannett Co. Inc., parent company of USA Today.

    Deals and Coupons
    Auto Deals
    Consumer Web Directory
    End of Month Values
    Customer Central
    Customer Service
    About Us
    Courier-Post Store
    Jobs at the Courier-Post
    Jobs with Gannett