Lexington - Ships

Ships

  • Lexington-class aircraft carrier, the first operational aircraft carrier class in the United States Navy
  • Steamship Lexington, which burned and sank off the coast of Long Island in 1840
  • USS Lexington, the name of various United States Navy ships
  • USS Lexington II (SP-705), a United States Navy patrol boat in commission from 1917 to 1918

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