The burning American aircraft carrier Lexington

aircraft carrier Lexington


The aircraft carrier Lexington (CV-2) burns after falling into it five aerial bombs and two air torpedoes on May 8, 1942 in battle in the Coral Sea. The aircraft carrier Lexington was later flooded with USS Phelps (DD-360) destroyer torpedoes.

 

 

Location: Coral Sea
Date: 08 May 1942

In : 1942

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