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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 237 pages with 12,231 still images and 20 video clips
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April 20, 2019

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-9 Essex Enlarged one photo and updated caption (020995).
CV-10 Yorktown Added one photo (0312701a).
CV-12 Hornet Added two images (0212bo, 0212bp).
CVL-24 Belleau Wood Added one photo (022432).
CVL-25 Cowpens Added two photos (022531–022531a).
CVL-26 Monterey Added one drawing (022612). Enlarged one photo (022620).
CVL-27 Langley Added three images (022745–024556a, 022744). Enlarged one photo (022711).
CVL-28 Cabot Enlarged two photos (022841, 022857). Added two images (022876–022876a).
CVL-29 Bataan Added two photos (022935–022935a).
CV-34 Oriskany Added one photo (0265ds).
CV-41 Midway Added one patch (1) and four photos to the Midway Museum page (1–4).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added five photos (0265ds, 0265du, 0265dt, 0265dv, 0265dw). Added four photos from the collection of Sully Augustine (1971–72 WestPac).
CV-66 America Added one photo (0265ds).
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added four photos (0272al, 05018643, 0272am–0272ama).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Updated Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added two photos (0265du, 0265dt).


April 3, 2019

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-20 Bennington Added one photo (022074).
CV-21 Boxer Added one photo (022153a).
CVL-22 Independence Added seven photos (022223b–022223h).
CVL-23 Princeton Added 14 photos (022320g–022320j, 022321a, 022319a–022319c, 022326b–022326d, 022329b–022329a). Enlarged two photos (022320, 022321).
CV-34 Oriskany Added five photos (0234bd–0234bdd).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added one photo (023896) and one patch (023824a).
CV-60 Saratoga Added one photo (0260ag).
CV-62 Independence Added Commissioning Program and four photos from the collection of Jeff Padell.
CVN-68 Nimitz Added ship's patch (026855b).


March 24, 2019

CV-7 Wasp Updated Fate information.
CV-13 Franklin Added two photos (021313a, 021333a).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added two photos (0214bm–0214bma).
CV-15 Randolph Added four items (021519a, 021589, 021528a, 021583d).
CV-16 Lexington Added Unit Identification Mark (UIM) tab patch and one photo (021689).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one photo (021770).
CV-18 Wasp Added two photos (0218au–0218aua).
CV-19 Hancock Added one photo (021988).
CV-34 Oriskany Added two photos (0234bc, 023478a).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added two images (023895, 023894). Enlarged one photo (023856). Enhanced one photo (023868).
CV-40 Tarawa Added Unit Identification Mark (UIM) tab patch, one drawing (024003a) and two patches (024029a–024029b).
CV-61 Ranger Added link to video (0261as) and one image (026167a).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Updated Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added two photos (0272aj, 0272ak).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Updated Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.


March 3, 2019

CV-1 Langley Replaced one photo (020110).
CV-3 Saratoga Added two postcards (0203ah, 020344a) and four photos (020314e–020314f).
CV-7 Wasp Added three photos (020744, 020745, 020746). Enlarged one photo (020728).
CV-8 Hornet Added nine images (020857b–020857g, 020871, 020817a). Enlarged one photo (020808).
CV-9 Essex Added three photos (0209bi–0209bia, 0209bh).
CV-10 Yorktown Added 12 photos (021087–021087a, 021053a, 0209bi–0209bia, 021086, 021088–021088e).
CV-11 Intrepid Added one photo (09061034).
CV-12 Hornet Added five photos to the Hornet Museum page.
CVL-22 Independence Added four photos (022238, 022235b–022235d). Enhanced one photo and updated caption (022202).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added five photos from the collection of Sully Augustine (1971–72 WestPac).


February 16, 2019

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-2 Added one photo (02990223).
ZR-3 Los Angeles Enlarged one photo (02990308).
ZRS-4 Akron Added one photo (02990442).
ZRS-5 Macon Enlarged one photo (02990511).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-2 Lexington Added two photos (0202aq, 0202ar).
CV-3 Saratoga Added one photo (0203ag) and Booklet of General Plans.
CV-4 Ranger Added one image (020467).
CV-5 Yorktown Added three photos (020527b–020527d).
CV-6 Enterprise Added one image (0206bh).
CV-8 Hornet Updated Fate information.
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added one photo (0242ar) and an issue of the Roosevelt Sentinel.
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added two photos (024730a, 093910009).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added nine photos (0263co–0263coe, 0602104826, 0263cp, 0263cq).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added four photos (0265dq–0265dqa, 026595a, 0265dr). Enlarged two photos (026510g, 026551).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added eight photos (0267cje–0267cji, 0267cl–0267clb).
CVN-80 Enterprise Updated Operational and Building Data.
CVN-81 Updated Operational and Building Data.


January 27, 2019

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-1 Shenandoah Added one photo (02990147).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-1 Langley Added one photo (020164).
CV-6 Enterprise Added three photos (0206ana, 0206bg–0206bga).
CV-8 Hornet Updated Reunion info.
CV-12 Hornet Updated Reunion info.
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added four photos (021403b, 021497a, 0214bl, 0214bk) and Change of Command ceremony booklet.
CVL-30 San Jacinto Added comment to photo (023025).
CV-34 Oriskany Added 11 images (023498p–023498s, 023428d–023428g, 0234bb, 023482l–023482m).
CVL-48 Saipan Added two images (024848, 024849).
CV-64 Constellation Added five photos (0264bo, 0264bp–0264bpc).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added 10 images (0267ci, 0267cj–0267cjd, 0267bpa, 0267ck–0267ckb).



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