THE USS LEXINGTON
THE LONGEST LIST OF THE LONGEST
STUFF AT THE LONGEST DOMAIN NAME AT LONG LAST
The story of The USS Lexington.
The USS Lexington now has a
permanent home once it was decommissioned on November 26, 1991 and that home is
Corpus Christi, Texas. You can take tours and enjoy seeing a vintage wartime
aircraft carrier that has set more records than any other carrier has in the
history of naval aviation since it was commissioned in 1943. However, you will
not enjoy viewing a piece of American history, but you may get to meet some of
the lost souls that lost their lives defending America.
Tokyo Rose, the propagandist during World War II,
gave the USS Lexington the nickname of “The Blue Ghost” because several Japanese
reported the Lexington sank on four different occasions only to return and fight
again. Therefore, the Lexington was already deemed a ghost ship long before any
of the present tourist could tell their tales.
Today, tourists and museum staffers have many
stories to tell about the strange occurrences on the Lexington. One in
particular is about the young seaman. He looks to be around 19 or 20 years of
age, beautiful blue eyes, wearing a white uniform, with a slight limp to his
left leg and very knowledgeable about the engines, including the horsepower and
the use of steam. A few visitors have talked with him and deem him to be kind,
polite, light colored hair, and a clear complexion. Each and every person
remembers his piercing blue eyes above all else.
Museum staffers may never have this blue eyed
ghost, but have their own stories to tell such as a man in a Japanese aviator’s
uniform and a US sailor in the hallway together, a painting crew while on break
had their job completed for them by unseen hands, and a mopped floor still wet,
showing footsteps with no one around neither leading in or out.
The USS Lexington
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