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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 237 pages with 13,085 still images and 20 video clips
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June 26, 2020

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-3 Los Angeles Added two photos (02990333, 02990403).
ZRS-4 Akron Enlarged two photos (02990418, 02990403). Added one photo (02990442a).
ZRS-5 Macon Added one photo (02990543).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-2 Lexington Added one photo (0202ax). Enlarged one photo (020267).
CV-3 Saratoga Enlarged two photos (020330, 020314g). Added one photo (020314i).
CV-4 Ranger Added one photo (020471).
CV-5 Yorktown Added one photo (020567a).
CV-6 Enterprise Added one item of memorabilia. Added photo of her second commanding officer.
CV-7 Wasp Added one photo (020751).
CV-8 Hornet Added one photo (020874).
CV-9 Essex Added two images (0209bp–0209bpa).
CV-10 Yorktown Added one photo (021095).
CV-15 Randolph Added two photos (021596, 021597).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added three photos (021782, 021783, 021596).
CV-19 Hancock Updated caption (021981).
CV-33 Kearsarge Added six photos (023388–023388d, 023381a).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added eight photos (0263cyf–0263cyj, 0263da–0263dab).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added two photos (026966i, 0269bb).


June 12, 2020

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-1 Shenandoah Added one photo (02990149).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-1 Langley Added two photos (0815303, 020166).
CV-2 Lexington Updated caption (0403432).
CV-3 Saratoga Updated captions (013818a, 0403432).
CV-6 Enterprise Added one item of memorabilia (0206bj). Added four photos (0206bl–0206blb, 0206bk).
CV-12 Hornet Added four photos (015705u, 0212by–0212byb).
CV-19 Hancock Added four photos (091906710, 021995–021995a, 021996).
CV-20 Bennington Added five photos (022076, 022077, 022078–022078b).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added nine photos (023117f, 023168, 023167–023167f). Enlarged two photos (023117a–023117b).
CV-34 Oriskany Enlarged one photo (023496a).
CV-41 Midway Added five photos (0241bu–0241buc, 0241bv).


May 22, 2020

CV-19 Hancock Added two photos (021994, 021987b).
CV-34 Oriskany Enlarged four photos (023492, 023460, 023427b, 023461). Enlarged one photo and corrected caption (023447). Enlarged one photo and updated caption (023428a).
CV-39 Lake Champlain Enlarged one photo (023964). Added three photos (0239bc, 0239bd, 0239be).
CV-60 Saratoga Added three photos (0260ao–0260aoa, 0260ap).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added seven photos (0263cy–0263cye, 0263cz).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added two photos (0268bs, 0268bt). Enlarged one photo (026823).
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added two photos (0272ar–0272ara).
CVN-73 George Washington Added one photo (0273av).
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Added one photo (0274ax).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Added one photo (027599).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added one photo (0276bn.)
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added two photos (027785–027785a).
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added one photo (027859).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (027922a).
CVN-81 Doris Miller Added one photo (028101b).


May 8, 2020

 Added two covers to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1–2).
CV-34 Oriskany Added six images (0234bq–0234bqa, 0234br–0234bra, 0234bs–0234bsa).
CV-41 Midway Added three photos (0241bs–0241bsa, 0241bt).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added five photos (024783a–024783b, 024797–024797b). Enlarged one photo (024716).
CV-62 Independence Added three patches (026284c–026284a).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added 13 photos (0263bia, 09051525, 0263aec–0263aee, 0263cw, 0263cx, 0263cve–0263cvi, 026370a). Enlarged two photos (026324, 026328).
CV-64 Constellation Added one photo (0264bw).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added one photo (0860125). Enlarged one photo (0265bx).
CV-66 America Added one patch (026698c).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added three photos (026776b–026776c, 0267cr).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added two photos (0268br–0268bra).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added one photo (026915b).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added one photo (027197).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


April 24, 2020

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added four photos (0214bqa, 0214bs–0214bsb).
CV-19 Hancock Added two photos (021992, 021993).
CVL-27 Langley Added one photo (022703a), enlarged one photo and updated caption (022703).
CV-34 Oriskany Enlarged one photo (0234aa).
CV-36 Antietam Added three photos (023657, 023658–023658a).
CV-41 Midway Added three photos (0241ata–0241atc).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added one photo (0242aac).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added eight photos (0243az, 0243ba, 0243bb, 0243bc–0243bcc, 091914328).
CV-45 Valley Forge Enlarged one photo (024543). Added one photo (024572).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added three photos (024796–024796b).
CVL-48 Saipan Added one image (024853).
CV-58 United States Enlarged one image (025803). Added three images (098654911, 025805–025805a).
CV-59 Forrestal Added one photo (0259dx).
CV-60 Saratoga Added three photos (0260an–0260anb).
CV-61 Ranger Added six photos (0261au–0261aue).
CV-64 Constellation Added two photos (0264bu, 0264bv).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


April 10, 2020

CVL-24 Belleau Wood Added Presidential Unit Citation and four images (022436, 022435, 022438, 022437).
CVL-30 San Jacinto Added one patch (023010f).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added four photos (023117c–023117e, 0234bn).
CV-32 Leyte Added one photo (023250).
CV-33 Kearsarge Added six photos (023323a–023323f).
CV-34 Oriskany Added five photos (0234bo–0234bob, 0234bn, 0234bp).
CV-36 Antietam Added one photo (023656).
CV-37 Princeton Added one photo (023721a).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added one photo (023880a).
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added one Air Group patch (0239bb).
CV-40 Tarawa Added one photo (024065).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added seven photos (0263aea–0263aeb, 0263cv–0263cvd).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


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).



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