10 Awesome Facts about the USS Lexington, nicknamed "The Blue Ghost" in Corpus Christi, Texas. Great read, lets you become an expert before visiting the Lexington museum! #MemoriesMadeCC #CorpusChristi
The USS Lexington moored in Corpus Christi Texas- She was reported sunk several times during WW II by the Japanese fleet but she always showed up again- this led her to be nicknamed the "Blue Ghost" by Tokyo Rose.
The USS Lexington (CV-16) served the longest of any aircraft carrier during World War II. In fact the Lexington served the longest of any aircraft carrier in the world, she served for 48 years. She was commissioned in 1943 and named after a famo