10 Awesome Facts about the USS Lexington, nicknamed "The Blue Ghost" in Corpus Christi, Texas. Great read, lets you become an expert before visiting the Lexington museum! #MemoriesMadeCC #CorpusChristi
The USS Lexington moored in Corpus Christi Texas- She was reported sunk several times during WW II by the Japanese fleet but she always showed up again- this led her to be nicknamed the "Blue Ghost" by Tokyo Rose.
The USS Lexington (CV-16) served the longest of any aircraft carrier during World War II. In fact the Lexington served the longest of any aircraft carrier in the world, she served for 48 years. She was commissioned in 1943 and named after a famo
The U.S. Navy aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV-2), burning and sinking after her crew abandoned ship during the Battle of Coral Sea, 8 May 1942. Note planes parked aft, where fires have not yet reached
USS Lexington (CV-2), nicknamed "Lady Lex", was an early aircraft carrier built for the United States Navy. She was the lead ship of the Lexington class, though her only sister ship, Saratoga, was commissioned a month earlier. Originally designed as a battlecruiser, she was converted into one of the Navy's first aircraft carriers during construction to comply with the terms of the Washington Naval Treaty of 1922, which essentially terminated all new battleship and battlecruiser