Allied Warships

Aircraft Carriers

Lexington class

1 ship

The aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV 2) of the US Navy. She was lost on 8 May 1942.

Technical information

TypeAircraft Carrier
Displacement40000 BRT 
Length850 feet 
Complement1899 men 
Armament8 8" guns
12 5" guns
90 aircraft 
Max speed33 knots
EnginesTurbo electric 
Notes on classSaratoga carried 79 aircraft instead of 90 Lexington had. 

All ships of the Lexington class

US Navy US Navy (more on US Navy)

USS Lexington (CV 2) Lost on 8 May 1942
USS Saratoga (CV 3)

1 Aircraft Carriers (2 names) of the Lexington class. 1 of them was lost.

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