In this 1942 file photo, the crew abandons the USS Lexington after the decks of the aircraft carrier sunk in the Battle of the Coral Sea during World War II. A piece of prized World War II U.S. naval history, the wreckage of the aircraft carrier USS Lexington, which was sunk by the Japanese in a crucial sea battle, was discovered by an expedition funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen on March 4. (U.S. Navy via AP)

In this 1942 file photo, the crew abandons the USS Lexington after the decks of the aircraft carrier sunk in the Battle of the Coral Sea during World War II. A piece of prized World War II U.S. naval history, the wreckage of the aircraft carrier USS Lexington, which was sunk by the Japanese in a crucial sea battle, was discovered by an expedition funded by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen on March 4. (U.S. Navy via AP)

Paul Allen found A WWII aircraft carrier at bottom of sea

The USS Lexington was torpedoed by the Japanese in the 1942 Battle of the Coral Sea.

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