Are South Jersey seas too rough for USS New Jersey?

    The legendary battleship USS New Jersey is at the center of a tug of war between one organization that wants to move it to North Jersey and another that wants to keep it where it is in Camden. You tell us: Where should it go?

    The battleship USS New Jersey is at the center of a tug of war between one organization that wants to move it to North Jersey and another that wants to keep it where it is in Camden.

    Where should the ship go?Tell us in the comments below.

    The Home Port Alliance, which has managed the ship as a museum since 2001, is having trouble paying off a nine-year-old million-dollar loan and keeping the ship financially afloat. They are also struggling to find the money to maintain the hulking behemoth, the most highly-decorated battleship in U.S. history, at a time of extraordinarily low financial assitance from the state.

    The USS New Jersey Battleship Foundation is raising money to move the ship to Liberty State Park, across New York Harbor from Manhattan and in the vicinity of the Statue of Liberty and Ellis Island, where they say it can be better managed.

    Do you think it should stay in South Jersey? For years, the museum has not drawn the crowds originally expected. Does it have a better chance for survival upstate?

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