On the ocean 
and the sea,
her mighty mass, 
she carried me.
*
She carried me 
and many others,
for after all, 
we all were brothers.

Our tours seemed brief 
in her great story,
for she had seen 
and lived the glory.
*
Her battles rang loud 
to the world around,
as her valiant life
was far from ground.
*
The Yorktown legend
is one of prominence,
The Fighting Lady
was known for dominance.
*
Her men, her planes
her fighting spirit,
Knew no bounds
her crew wouldn't hear it.
*
They went to sea
for duty calls
and took their place
in hallowed halls.
*
This old gray lady,
this grand ol gal,
has met the enemy
and gave em hell.
*
Some say she rests
at the bottom of the sea,
but we who know her
know that can't be.
*
She lives in the hearts
of many a mortal,
and sails as always
through greatness' portal.
*
In days gone by
she had her heyday,
We hold her dear
The Fighting Lady.


Bill Jones
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1938 Yorktown Postcard 
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(CV-5) "The Fighting Lady" floats again.
Its's been said that she was sunk at Midway, but..... 

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