USS Lexington (CV-16)/Definition

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A definition or brief description of USS Lexington (CV-16).

U.S. Navy aircraft carrier of the Essex-class; commissioned 1943 and served in numerous Pacific campaigns; remodeled 1955 with SCB-27C and also SCB-125; transferred to Atlantic Fleet; became full-time training ship for 30 years after Cuban Missile Crisis; now a private museum ship