USS Lexington CV-2 leaving San Diego California 14 October 1941
USS Lexington (CV-2) leaving San Diego, California, 14 October 1941.
Planes parked on her flight deck include F2A-1 fighters (parked forward), SBD scout-bombers (amidships) and TBD-1 torpedo planes (aft). Note the false bow wave painted on her hull, forward, and badly chalked condition of the hull's camouflage paint.
Source: US Navy Photo # 80-G-416362