ddress: 85 North Policy Street
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Status: Operating since 8/23/1902
USS Lexington (CV/CVA/CVS/CVT-16), known as "The Blue Ghost", was an Essex-class aircraft carrier, the fifth United States Naval ship named in honor of the Revolutionary War Battle of Lexington. Laid down as Cabot on 15 July 1941 by Bethlehem Steel Co., Quincy, Mass., the ship was renamed Lexington 16 June 1942, after the loss of Lexington (CV-2) in the Battle of the Coral Sea. She was launched...
She was built in Quincy, Massachusetts, U.S.A. by the General Dynamics Corporation for the Lykes Brothers Steamship Company Inc. and she entered service as Almeria Lykes. She sailed for Lykes right through the 1970s and early 1980s before her first sale transpired. In 1986 Almeria Lykes along with her sisterships Doctor Lykes (72) and Tillie Lykes (73) were sold to the U.S. Department of Transp...
The Ku Klux Klan, with its mystique and its long history of violence, is the most infamous -- and oldest -- of American hate groups. Although blacks have typically been the Klan's primary target, it also has attacked Jews, immigrants, homosexuals and, until recently, Catholics. Over the years since it was formed in December 1865, the Klan has typically seen itself as a Christian organization, a...
The Battle of Chancellorsville was a major battle of the American Civil War in 1863. Called "Lee's perfect battle" due to his risky but successful division of his army in the presence of a much larger enemy force, the battle pitted U.S. Major General Joseph Hooker's Army of the Potomac against an army half its size, Confederate General Robert E. Lee's Army of Northern Virginia. Lee's audacity a...
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