Lexington-class battle cruiser
Design for converting Lexington-class battle cruiser into aircraft carrier dated 18-02-1922
1. Former Lexington-class battle cruiser, CV-2, laid down by Fore River Ship and Engine Building Company, Quincy, Massachusetts, USA on 8 January 1921, launched on 3 October 1925, commissioned on 14 December 1927 and finally sink in the battle of the Coral Sea against the Japanese fleet on 8 May 1942.
2. Former Lexington-class battle cruiser, CV-3, laid down by New York Shipbuilding Corporation, Camden, New Jersey, USA on 25 September 1920, launched on 7 April 1925, commissioned on 16 November 1927 and finally sunk during atomic bomb tests on 25 July 1946.