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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 234 pages with 11,489 still images and 20 video clips
Next update to the Aircraft Carrier Archive is scheduled for

June 10, 2018

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-2 Added three photos (02990220, 02990221, 02990222).
ZR-3 Los Angeles Added seven images (02990330, 02990331–02990331e). Enlarged one photo (02990317). Added two photos (02990309a–02990309b).
ZRS-4 Akron Added two images (02990440, 02990441).
ZRS-5 Macon Added three images (02990540, 02990541–02990541a).

Aircraft Carriers
 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
"Mystery Photos" Added comment to Mystery Photo #9.
CV-2 Lexington Added one photo (0202ap).
CV-3 Saratoga Added one image (1). Added one photo (0203ae).
CV-4 Ranger Updated caption (020457. Added one photo (020466).
CV-5 Yorktown Added two images (020538a, 020576). Enlarged one photo (020542).
CV-6 Enterprise Added four images (098660401, 020631c–020631d, 0206bb).
CV-18 Wasp Added two images (1, 0218aq). Enlarged one photo and updated caption (021800). Updated caption (021820).
CV-36 Antietam Added Unit Identification Mark (UIM) tab patch and seven images (023636a, 023653–023653e).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added four photos (024205a, 0242aj–0242aja, 0242ak).
CVL-48 Saipan Added eight images (024845–0403529, 024846–024846d, 024844).
CV-60 Saratoga Added one photo (0260ab). Replaced one photo (026090). Added 20 photos from the Collection of Harold Hanna.
CVN-68 Nimitz Added two patches (1, 2). Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


May 25, 2018

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-1 Shenandoah Added two images (02990145, 02990146).

Aircraft Carriers
 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
"Mystery Photos" Added Mystery Photo #9.
CV-1 Langley Added one document (020163).
CV-7 Wasp Added three images (098680001–020740, 020734a).
CV-15 Randolph Added one photo (021582) and four patches (1–4).
CVL-22 Independence Updated caption (02228).
CV-38 Shangri-La Updated caption (023873. Added one photo (023891) and two items of memorabilia (1, 2).
CV-60 Saratoga Added two photos (0260aa–0260aaa).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added one photo (0272ah).


May 18, 2018

CV-1 Langley Added comment to caption (020140) and two photos (020162–020162a).
CV-2 Lexington Added two items (0202an, 0202ao).
CV-9 Essex Added three images (0209bc, 0209bd, 0209be).
CV-12 Hornet Added one photo (0212bj). Replaced one patch (021213).
CV-15 Randolph Added one photo (021581).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one photo (021768).
CVL-23 Princeton Added a ship's patch.
CV-38 Shangri-La Added three photos (020812, 023889, 091908204) and one item of memorabilia (023888).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added six images (024556–024556a, 024559, 024557, 024558, 024560).
CVL-49 Wright Enhanced one photo (024901).
CV-60 Saratoga Added biography of her 25th commanding officer.
CV-61 Ranger Added two photos (026190e–026190f) and one patch (026106h).
CV-62 Independence Added one photo (026295) and five photos from the collection of Jeff Padell.
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added biography of her 11th and 31st commanding officers.
CVN-65 Enterprise Updated Operational and Building data and listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-66 America Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added biography of her 20th commanding officer.
CVN-68 Nimitz Added biography of her 11th commanding officer.
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added biography of her 9th commanding officer.
CVN-73 George Washington Added biography of her 4th commanding officer.


April 2, 2018

CV-2 Lexington Added one image and updated caption (020281a). Added one image (0202am).
CV-16 Lexington Added one image and updated caption (020281a). Added four photos (021685–021685b, 021686) and two patches (021608a, 021681a).
CV-34 Oriskany Added nine images (023455a, 0234aw, 0234av, 0234ago–0234ags, 023467p).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added four images (0243ai, 0243aj–0243aja, 0243ak).
CV-62 Independence Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added two images (0263ck–0263cka). Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-64 Constellation Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added three photos (091914727, 026781a–026781b).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added one photo (027854).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added four images (0270aa, 0270ac, 0270ab, 027032s).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Updated Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added one photo (027854).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (027908).
CVN-80 Enterprise Updated Construction information. Updated caption (020628).
CVN-81 Updated Construction information.


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