U.S.S. Lexington aircraft carrier that served off and on for nearly 50 years from WWII through the early nineties. The Essex-class CV-16 served as a replacement for the original U.S.S. Lexington CV-2 which had been lost during the Battle of the Corral Sea. The Japanese referred to the Lexington as a “ghost” ship for her tendency to reappear after reportedly being sunk. This, coupled with the ship’s dark blue camouflage scheme earned her the nickname, the Blue Ghost. The ship can still be visited as a Museum in Corpus Christi, TX.
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