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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 237 pages with 12,556 still images and 20 video clips
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October 8, 2019

CV-9 Essex Added one photo (021778).
CV-11 Intrepid Added one photo (0211ar).
CV-12 Hornet Added one photo (0212bt).
CV-13 Franklin Added one photo (021333b).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added 15 photos (021778, 0214bo–0214bom).
CV-15 Randolph Added one photo (021591).
CV-16 Lexington Added two photos (021690–021690a).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added 11 images (021777, 021779, 021781–021781f, 021780, 021778). Enlarged two photos (021713, 021709).
CV-21 Boxer Added three photos (022163, 022164, 022120a1).
CV-31 Bonhomme Richard Added one photo (021778).
CV-64 Constellation Added one photo (0264bs) and one Welcome Aboard booklet.
CVN-65 Enterprise Added three photos (0265ed, 0265ee, 0265ef).


September 22, 2019

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZRS-4 Akron Updated caption (02990420). Added three photos (02990401d–02990401f).
ZRS-5 Macon Enlarged two photos (02990516, 02990536). Added two photos (02990542–02990542a).

Aircraft Carriers
"Mystery Photos" Added comment to Mystery Photo #3.
CV-4 Ranger Added two photos (020468–020468a).
CV-5 Yorktown Added one photo (020526f).
CV-6 Enterprise Added one photo (0206bi).
CV-7 Wasp Added three images (020748, 020749, 020747) and link to website of interest. Updated captions (020735, 020723). Enlarged two photos (020703, 020705). Added two photos, enlarged one and updated caption (1–3).
CV-8 Hornet Added two images (020873–020873a).
CV-9 Essex Added one image (0209bj). Enlarged one photo (020979).
CV-10 Yorktown Added two photos (021091, 021092).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added four photos (021448c, 0214bn–0214bnb).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Enlarged two photos (021716, 021733). Added three photos (021713a, 021776, 021775).
CV-19 Hancock Updated caption (021982).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added six photos (0243aw–0243awa, 0243av–0243avc).
CV-45 Valley Forge Updated caption (024566) and added two photos (024566a, 024521a).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added three photos (0265ec, 0265eb, 0265bfa).


September 6, 2019

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-1 Shenandoah Added one photo (02990148).
ZR-2 Enlarged six photos (02990203–02990204, 02990201, 02990202, 02990205–02990206).
ZR-3 Los Angeles Added one photo (02990332).

Aircraft Carriers
 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-1 Langley Added one photo (020210a).
CV-2 Lexington Added one photo (020210a) and two images (0202as, 0202at).
CV-3 Saratoga Added three photos (020210a, 020314g–020314h).
CV-18 Wasp Added six photos (0218ax, 0218ay–0218ayd).
CV-19 Hancock Added two photos (021989, 021990) and two items of memorabilia (1, 2).
CV-21 Boxer Added four photos (022161–022161b, 022162). Enlarged patch (022113).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added two photos (023898, 023899).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added five photos (024567, 024568, 024524a–024524c).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added one patch (027035a).


August 21, 2019

CV-10 Yorktown Added one photo (021089) and one patch (1).
CV-12 Hornet Enlarged one photo (021295) and added two photos (0212bs, 0212br). Added five images (1, 2, 3, 4, 5) to the Hornet + 3 Gallery. Enlarged one photo (1) and added two photos (1, 2) to the USS Hornet Museum section.
CV-15 Randolph Added one photo (021590).
CVL-48 Saipan Added two photos (024851, 024850a).
CV-60 Saratoga Added one photo (0260ai) and five patches (1, 2–3, 4–5).
CV-62 Independence Added Welcome Aboard booklet and two photos (026200–026200a).
CVN-68 Nimitz Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Added one patch (1) and six photos (0274au, 0274av–0274avd).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added Flag Hoist/Radio Call Sign.
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added eight photos (027919, 027916, 027912a, 027918, 027921, 027920, 027917–027917a).
CVN-81 Updated Operational and Building Data.


July 19, 2019

CV-3 Saratoga Added one photo (0203ai). Enlarged one photo (020307).
CV-12 Hornet Added one photo (021203b). Enlarged one image (1), updated one caption (1) and added three photos (1, 2–3) to the Hornet + 3 Gallery.
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one photo and link to the Collection of Guy O. Cox (021774).
CV-34 Oriskany Added seven photos (0234bf–0234bfb, 023491h–023491k).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added seven photos (0267cjj–0267cjn, 0267cn–0267cna).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added one photo (027195) and one ship's patch (1).
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added one photo (0272ap).
CVN-73 George Washington Added one photo (0273ar).
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Added one photo (0274aoa).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Added one photo (027596).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Enlarged one photo (027620). Added one photo (027620a).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added two photos (027781, 027782).
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added 18 images (027856–027856q).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Updated Operational and Building Data.

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