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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 236 pages with 11,726 still images and 20 video clips
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August 19, 2018

CV-7 Wasp Added three items (020718f–020718g, 020721b).
CV-15 Randolph Added 10 photos (021586–021586a, 021585–021585f, 021587). Added four photos from the collection of Sully Augustine (1967).
CV-32 Leyte Added 10 items (022742a, 023246–023246d, 023247–023247c).
CV-33 Kearsarge Added three images (023384–098617602, 023385).
CV-34 Oriskany Added one photo (023428c).
CV-36 Antietam Added one photo (023654).
CV-37 Princeton Added four images (022349a–022349b, 022311, 023743).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added four photos (0265dn–0265dnb, 0265do). Added 32 photos from the collection of Sully Augustine (1971–72 WestPac).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


August 5, 2018

CV-1 Langley Updated caption (020134).
CV-6 Enterprise Added two images (020679b, 0206be).
CV-19 Hancock Added 11 photos (021983–021983b, 021984–021984b, 021985–021985d).
CVL-26 Monterey Added five images (022632–022632b, 022633, 022623a).
CVL-27 Langley Added five images (022742–022742a, 020103, 020134, 022743).
CVL-28 Cabot Added three images (022826a, 022872–022872a).
CVL-29 Bataan Added five images (022933–022933b, 022934–022934a). Enlarged one photo (NS022914a).
CVL-30 San Jacinto Added three images (023016a–023016b, 023032).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added two images (098629217, 023163).
CV-34 Oriskany Added four photos (023498f–023498g, 023497l, 023428b).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added six photos from the collection of John Williams (1969 WestPac).
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-73 George Washington Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


July 22, 2018

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-7 Wasp Added two images (020742, 020726a).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one photo (021711a) and one patch (021764a). Enlarged one photo (021701d).
CV-19 Hancock Added one photo (021907a).
CV-20 Bennington Added three images (022028a–022028b, 022073). Enlarged one photo (022024).
CV-21 Boxer Added two images (022160, 022159).
CVL-22 Independence Added one photo and updated caption (022225a). Added one photo (022237).
CVL-23 Princeton Added six images (022349–022349b, 022318a, 022338a, 022303a). Enlarged one photo (022326a).
CVL-24 Belleau Wood Added four images (022430–022430b, 022431).
CVL-25 Cowpens Added two images (022530–022530a). Enlarged one photo (022503) and added two photos (022503a–022503b).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added 10 photos from the collection of John Williams (1969 WestPac).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Updated Operational and Building Data.
CVN-80 Enterprise Updated Operational and Building Data.
CVN-81 Updated Operational and Building Data.


July 10, 2018

CV-6 Enterprise Added four photos (0206bc, 0206bd–0206bdb).
CV-12 Hornet Added five photos from the Collection of John Slaughter (USS Hornet Museum).
CV-13 Franklin Added two images and updated caption (X). Replaced one photo (021352).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added one image and updated caption (0214aua). Added one photo (0214bj).
CV-15 Randolph Added one photo (021584). Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-16 Lexington Added one photo (021687).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one photo (021769).
CV-18 Wasp Added one photo (0218ar).
CVL-28 Cabot/
SPS Dédalo
Added three photos (022871, 022869a–022869b). Enlarged one photo (022869).
CV-34 Oriskany Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-41 Midway Added four images (024126a, 0241bm, 0241bn–0241bna).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added three photos (0242ana–0242anb, 0242ao).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added two photos (0263cl, 0263cm). Added 24 photos from the collection of John Williams (1969 WestPac).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


June 24, 2018

CV-7 Wasp Added Booklet of General Plans.
CV-8 Hornet Added two images (020869a, 098628301). Updated caption (020869). Added 17 photos of a ship's model.
CV-9 Essex Added one photo (020911c).
CV-10 Yorktown Added four images (020538a, 021080–021080b).
CV-11 Intrepid Added four images (098641210, 021116o–021116q).
CV-12 Hornet Added two images (020869a, 020801). Updated caption (020869).
CVL-22 Independence Enlarged one photo (022209).
CV-34 Oriskany Added one item of memorabilia (023417a) and four photos (0234acc–0234acd, 0234agt–0234agu).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added three photos (0242an, 0242al, 0242am).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added one ship's patch (1) and one image (1).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added two photos (0268bl, 0268bm).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added one photo (016217). Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


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 (022228).
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).




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