Aircraft carriers


New Aircraft Carrier To Be Named for Doris Miller

By: Mark Loproto

Many of the heroes of the December 7, 1941 attack on Pearl Harbor have been honored with medals and citations. Some have even had US Navy ships named in their... Read More

Absent by Fate: USS Lexington and Pearl Harbor

By: Mark Loproto

The USS Lexington (CV-2), an iconic warship of the US Navy, wasn't originally intended to be an aircraft carrier. When her construction was first authorized, in 1916, she was meant to... Read More

Wreckage of the USS Lexington Found

By: Mark Loproto

Sunk on May 8, 1942, the aircraft carrier USS Lexington (CV-2) spent more than 75 years on the sea floor under the waters of the Pacific. Previously believed to be... Read More

Learning Pearl Harbor: What Is an Aircraft Carrier?

By: Mark Loproto

USS Enterprise (CV-6), USS Lexington (CV-2), USS Saratoga (CV-3). Looking through the list of ships that were moored at Pearl Harbor on December 7, 1941‚ÄĒand it's a long list of... Read More