A few days ago RV Petrel announced they did find the wreck of the USS Hornet (CV-8). They’re releasing photographs and video footage over time. See a 4 minute video above featuring the USS Hornet wreck in detail. Footage is full courtesy of RV Petrel.
The USS Hornet (CV-8) was sunk during the Battle of Santa Cruz Islands on the 27th of October, 1942, 140 of her crew went down with her. She was discovered on January 20, 2019 and was positivily identified, after footage from the wreck showed the Hornet’s naval designation: CV-8. The wreck was located at a depth of more than 17,000 feet (5,200 m) off the Solomon Islands.