Specifications for the
USS Lexington (CV-2)
Country of Origin: United States
Initial Year of Service: 1927
Operators: United States
Length: 888 ft (270.66 m)
Beam: 106 ft (32.31 m)
Draught: 24.25 ft (7.39 m)
Displacement: 37,000 tons
Machinery: 16 x Boilers at 300psi; geared turbines and electric drive shafts; 4 x shafts.
Surface Speed: 33.25 kts (38 mph)
Range: 11,507 miles (18,519 km)
4 x 8-inch /55 caliber twin mounting guns
12 x 5-inch single mount anti-aircraft guns
8 x 5-inch single-mount anti-aircraft guns
6 x 28mm anti-aircraft guns in quad mountings.
30 x 20mm Oerlikon anti-aircraft guns
Air Arm: 91 aircraft of various makes and types.
Ship Class: Lexington-class
Ships-in-Class: CONVERTED BATTLECRUISERS: USS Lexington (CV-2); USS Saratoga (CV-3) CANCELLED BATTLECRUISERS: USS Constellation (CC-2); USS Ranger (CC-4); USS Constitution (CC-5); USS United States (CC-6)