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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 237 pages with 12,871 still images and 20 video clips
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March 27, 2020

"Mystery Photos" Added comment to Mystery Photo #4.
CV-12 Hornet Added six photos (0212bx–0212bxa, 2–3, 0212bw–0212bwa).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added five photos (0214bq, 0214br–0214brc).
CV-19 Hancock Added one photo (021991).
CV-20 Bennington Added one photo (022075a).
CV-21 Boxer Added one photo (022165).
CVL-22 Independence Added two photos (022240, 022241).
CVL-23 Princeton Enlarged one photo (022328). Added two images (022351, 022337b).
CVL-24 Belleau Wood Added one photo (022433a).
CVL-25 Cowpens Added three photos (022533–022533b).
CVL-26 Monterey Added one photo (022635).
CVL-27 Langley Added ship's patch.
CVL-28 Cabot / SPS Dédalo Added two patches (022848b–022848c) and three photos (04020308, 09670112, 022878). Enlarged four photos (022866–022866b, 022867).
CVL-29 Bataan Added WWII Cruise Log.
CV-62 Independence Added four photos (0262ab, 026290e–026290g).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Enlarged one photo (026981).
CVN-73 George Washington Enlarged one photo (027333a). Added three photos (0273at, 0273au–0273aua).


March 6, 2020

CV-9 Essex Added four images (0209bo, 0209bl, 0209bn, 0209bm).
CV-12 Hornet Added one photo (0212bv).
CV-13 Franklin Added one photo (021363).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Enlarged one photo (021456b).
CV-15 Randolph Added one photo (021595).
CV-16 Lexington Added one image (021695).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added seven photos (021730a–021730h).
CV-18 Wasp Added three photos (021863d–021863c).
CV-34 Oriskany Added six photos (0234bm, 023491q–023491u).
CV-59 Forrestal Added four photos (025917b–025917d, 0259dna).
CV-60 Saratoga Added five photos (026060b, 0260aeb, 026023a, 0260aha, 0260an) and two patches (1–2).


February 22, 2020

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZRS-4 Akron Added one photo (02990443).
ZRS-5 Macon Added three photos (02990502b–02990502c, 02990503a).

Aircraft Carriers
 Added eight covers to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1–8).
CV-3 Saratoga Added one photo (0203aj).
CV-4 Ranger Added two photos (020469, 020470).
CV-5 Yorktown Added one photo (020578).
CV-6 Enterprise Added one photo (020683g).
CV-7 Wasp Added two photos (020750–020750a).
CV-8 Hornet Added one photo (020842a).
CV-9 Essex Added one issue of the Essex Buccaneer.
CV-10 Yorktown Added one photo (021094).
CV-11 Intrepid Added one item of memorabilia (0211ay).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added two photos (0214bp, 0214axc).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added two photos (091905417, 0238ac).
CV-41 Midway Updated caption (0241at).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added two patches (1, 2).
CV-66 America Added 17 photos (0266ap–0266apg, 0266aq–0266aqh).
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added four photos (027827d–027827f, 027858).


February 7, 2020

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-1 Shenandoah Added two photos (02990146a, 02990147a).
ZR-2 Added one item (02990224).
ZR-3 Los Angeles Enlarged two photos (02990310, 020243).

Aircraft Carriers
"Mystery Photos" Identified Mystery Photo #3.
CV-1 Langley Added one photo (020165).
CV-2 Lexington Added one item (0202aw). Enlarged one photo (020243).
CV-3 Saratoga Enlarged one photo (020243).
CV-8 Hornet Updated Reunion info.
CV-12 Hornet Updated Reunion info.
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Renamed photo 023123a to 023120a.
CV-34 Oriskany Updated caption (023463e). Added 11 photos (0234bl, 0234bk–0234bkb, 023491l–023491p, 023442b–023442c).
CV-37 Princeton Added Chronology.
CV-38 Shangri-La Added Chronology.
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added Chronology.
CV-41 Midway Added two images (04148122, 0241br).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign.
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added two photos (024794, 024795).
CVL-49 Wright Added Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign.
CVN-65 Enterprise Added two photos (026593b, 0265eh).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Added one photo (027598) and one patch (027583c).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign.
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign.
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added three photos (027927, 027928, 027929). Enlarged one photo (027906).
CVN-81 Doris Miller Added Namesake section and two photos (028101–028101a).


January 10, 2020

CV-1 Langley Updated caption (020134).
CV-2 Lexington Updated caption (0202aa) .
CV-5 Yorktown Updated caption (020534).
CV-9 Essex Updated captions (020940a, 091909710).
CV-11 Intrepid Added three photos (0211aw–0211awa, 0211ax).
CV-16 Lexington Added eight photos (021693, 021694–021694f).
CVL-23 Princeton Deleted one photo (022319c).
CVL-27 Langley Updated caption (020134).
CV-34 Oriskany Added one photo (0234bi) and one article. Added one photo and updated caption (023416a).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added two photos (0238aa, 0238ab).
CV-41 Midway Added six photos (0241amb, 024170a, 024186b–024186a, 024187a, 024188b).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added two photos (027121a–027121b) and two patches (1–2).
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Added one photo (0274aw).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Added one photo (027597).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added one photo (027655a).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added two photos (027783, 027784).
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added one photo (027857).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (027905i).


December 27, 2019

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-5 Yorktown Added three photos (020577, 020526g–020526h).
CV-6 Enterprise Added one photo (020577).
CV-10 Yorktown Added four photos (021093–021093b, 021067a).
CV-16 Lexington Updated caption (021605a). Added two photos (021691, 021692).
CV-34 Oriskany Added one photo (0234bh) and three patches (1, 2–3).
CV-60 Saratoga Updated caption (026019).
CVN-65 Enterprise Updated caption (0265bfa). Added one photo (0265eg).
CV-66 America Added one photo (091914731).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added four photos (0267cq–0267cqc) and two items of memorabilia (1, 2).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added one photo (0268bq).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added three photos (026966f–026966h).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added one photo (0270af).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added two photos (027196, 027190a).
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added one photo (0272aq).
CVN-73 George Washington Added one photo (0273as).

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