USS Lexington (CV16)
Corpus Christi, TX
October 2001

This ship was commissioned during WWII and was in service until 1990.   It was the first ship into Tokyo harbor at the end of the war, and was the ship used to bring American POW's home

During the last years on active duty it was used as a training ship and decommissioned in 1990.  All the planes on it's deck have flown off it during the life of the airplane.

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