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90 viewsBow view, starboard side, Puget Sound Navy Yard, 16 February 1944 (just a year after she was commissioned.) Lexington had been under repair for torpedo damage (see NS021618) and addition of more quad 40mm mounts to upgrade her AA capability.
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96 viewsA magnificent photo of USS Lexington (AVT-16) underway in the Gulf of Mexico, 1991.
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80 viewsLaunch of USS Lexington (CV-16) at the Fore River Shipyard in 1942
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86 viewsUSS Lexington (CVA-16) steams out of the Puget Sound Naval Shipyard, circa September 1955, headed for her initial sea trials after SCB-27C & -125 conversions. USS Franklin D. Roosevelt (CVA-42), in the background, is well into her SCB-110 modernization. USS Midway (CVA-41), in the middle distance, is in the very early stages of (or being prepared for) her own SCB-110.
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USS Lexington (CV-16) steams through floating ice in Boston Harbor, Massachusetts, on 17 February 1943, the day she first went into commission. Note snow on her flight deck, and open catapult track on the starboard side, forward.93 views
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