RenneeMarie: My father in law served on the Lexington. He reported for duty August 1941.
>Rear Admiral David W. Taylor, USN (left), Chief of the Bureau of Construction and Repair, and Rear Admiral John K. Robison, USN (right), Chief of the Bureau of Engineering, hold a model of the battle cruisers (CC-1 class) then under construction, 8 March 1922.
Battlecruiser [final design layout](https://i.imgur.com/LqxuYRt.png).
Interestingly enough, Paul Allen and his team found Lady Lex’s wreck in the Coral Sea just recently!