USS Lexington Found...

March 6th, 2018  

Topic: USS Lexington Found...

The remains have been discovered of aircraft carrier the USS Lexington, which went down after a World War Two naval battle.
The ship was hit several times by the Japanese in the Battle of the Coral Sea off Australia.
March 9th, 2018  
oz codger
I have never agreed with the proposition that the Coral Sea, Guadalcanal, and PNG "saved Australia from isolation from the US" etc.

Maritime sea routes can be changed in a day to such as Melbourme-Auckland-Pearl Harbor-San Francisco, reducing the threat. When the Suez canal was blocked in '67 they went 'via the Cape' overnight and for 7 years!
Amazing how many historic wrecks have been located with the aid of rich men like Paul Allen.

March 24th, 2018  
Yep yet with all the electronics of todays world we cant find MH-370
March 26th, 2018  
oz codger

Remember that the search area for both were vastly different. They knew within a mile or so where the Lexington was, and had not much more than guesswork on where MH370 may be.

It MAY be in the Sea of Japan!


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