USS Lexington



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displacement: 41,000 tons
length: 888 feet
beam: 105½ feet
draft: 32 feet
speed: 34¼ knots
complement: 2,122 crew
armament: 8 eight-inch and 12 five-inch guns
aircraft: 81
class: Lexington

Commissioned: December 14, 1927
Sunk: May 8th 1942 at Battle of the Coral Sea.

For full delatils on the USS Lexington's tour click here to see the Offical website of the United States Navy

displacement: 27,100 tons
length: 872 feet
beam: 93 feet; extreme beam: 192 feet
draft: 28 feet 7 inches
speed: 32.7 knots
complement: 3,748 crew
armament: 12 five-inch guns, 68 40mm guns
aircraft: 103
class: Essex

Commissioned: February 17, 1943 
Decommissioned:  November 8, 1991 now used as a museum.

For full detail of the USS Lexington see the Official Website of the United States Navy.

 

 


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