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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 228 pages with 10,741 still images and 20 video clips
Next update to the Aircraft Carrier Archive is scheduled for

April 21, 2017

 Added two covers to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1, 2).
CV-7 Wasp Added one photo (020737a).
CV-9 Essex Added three photos (020938a–020938c).
CV-59 Forrestal Updated caption (0259ag). Added five photos (0259dk, 0259dl, 0259dj–0259djb).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added one photo (027833a).
CV-66 America Added Unit Identification Mark (UIM) tab patch, three photos (05012375, 0266ah, 026654a), and six items of memorabilia (026674a–026674e, 0266ag).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added Unit Identification Mark (UIM) tab patch.
CVN-68 Nimitz Added one photo (0268ba).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added two photos (0269an, 0269ao).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added three photos (027089, 027087, 027088).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added cruise patch.
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section. Added one photo (0272ac).
CVN-73 George Washington Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section. Added two photos (0273al–0273ala).
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added nine photos (027827a–027827c, 027833a, 027839–027839a, 027840–027840a, 027841).


April 1, 2017

CV-19 Hancock Added one photo (0243ab).
CV-34 Oriskany Added one PDF file. Updated captions (023467f–023467h, 023467k).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added two photos (023816d, 023859).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added two photos (0243ab, 0243ac).
CV-60 Saratoga Added five photos (026098–026098a, 026099, 026097, 026000).
CV-61 Ranger Added six photos (0243ab, 0261al, 0261ak, 026196j–026196k, 026000). Updated captions (023467e–023467j, 023467k).
CV-62 Independence Added 11 photos (026292–026292a, 026291–050142108, 026290–026290d).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added one patch (1).
CV-64 Constellation Added Unit Identification Mark (UIM) tab patch and one photo (026000).
CVN-65 Enterprise Updated captions (023467a–023467g, 023467k). Added one photo (0265dl).
CV-66 America Updated captions (023467, 023467k).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section and two photos (027085, 027086).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added one photo (0265dl).


March 19, 2017

CVN-65 Enterprise Added Decommissioning Booklet and one image.


March 11, 2017

CV-2 Lexington Added four photos (0202ai, 0202aj, 0202ak–0202aka). Enlarged two photos (020208, 020204).
CV-3 Saratoga Added four images to the Memorabilia section (0203ac–0203acc). Enlarged one photo (020311).
CV-19 Hancock Added a 14-photo sequence of crash on the flight deck. Added two photos (021981–021981a) and one ship's patch (1).
CVL-29 Bataan Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-30 San Jacinto Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added two photos (0239ar, 0565507).
CVL-48 Saipan Added one image (024842).
CVL-49 Wright Updated Operational and Building Data.
CV-59 Forrestal Added 50th Memorial Ceremony information. Added three images (0259dh, 025929a, 0259di).
CV-62 Independence Updated Status information.
CVN-68 Nimitz Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added one image (027084).


February 12, 2017

CV-8 Hornet Added 2017 Reunion info.
CV-12 Hornet Added 2017 Reunion info.
CVL-28 Cabot  /
SPS Dédalo
Added listing of the ship's American commanding officers.
CV-34 Oriskany Added five photos (023492, 023491d–023491g).
CV-41 Midway Added three photos (091910007, 09061109, 09160412).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added four photos (024264f–024264i).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added one photo (0243aa).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added two photos (024553, 024554).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added one photo (024782).
CVN-65 Enterprise Updated Operational and Building data and listing of the ship's commanding officers. Added eight images (0265dh, 026571f, 026571g–026571h, 0265dj, 026533j, 0265dk, 0265di). Enlarged one photo (026571e).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-68 Nimitz Added three photos (0268ax, 0268ay, 0268az).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added two photos (027772, 027773).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Updated Operational and Building Data.
CVN-80 Enterprise Updated Operational and Building Data.


January 28, 2017

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-2 Lexington Added one photo (0403432).
CV-3 Saratoga Added two images (0203ab, 0403432). Added link to website of interest.
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added three images (0214bh, 0214bg–0214bga).
CVL-25 Cowpens Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-26 Monterey Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-27 Langley Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-34 Oriskany Added five photos (023490, 023491–023491c) and a link to a documentary.
CV-36 Antietam Added one photo (023649).
CV-37 Princeton Added one photo (023741).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added two photos (023816c, 023881).
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added one photo (023983k). Enhanced one photo (023983j).
CV-40 Tarawa Added one photo (024058).
CV-59 Forrestal Updated Crew Contact & Reunion information.
CVN-65 Enterprise Added three photos (0265de, 0265df, 0265dg) and link to website of interest.
CVN-68 Nimitz Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added three photos (027006a, 027083, 027082).
CVN-73 George Washington Added two photos (0273aj, 0273ak).


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