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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 237 pages with 13,306 still images and 20 video clips
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August 31, 2020

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-8 Hornet Added two images (020875, 020876).
CV-12 Hornet Added two photos (0212cc, 0212cd).
CVL-28 Cabot / SPS Dédalo Added three photos (022882–022882a, 022883).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added one photo (0242ax) and one patch (0242ay).
CV-59 Forrestal Corrected captions (0259cc–0259ccb).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added 12 photos (0265ei, 0265ek, 026585–026585i, 0265ej). Enlarged four photos (026510, 026510b, 026510e, 026510k).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (0267cs).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added one photo (0268bu).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added one patch (026959d).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added six photos (0270ah–0270ahc, 0270ag, 027048a).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added one photo (027148a).
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added one photo (0272as).
CVN-73 George Washington Added one photo (0273aw).
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Added one item of memorabilia (027485b).


August 30, 2020

CV-8 Hornet Enlarged one photo (020808a). Corrected captions (020808a–020808c). Added six photos (020808d, 020815a–020815e).
CV-12 Hornet Added two photos (0212cb, 2).
CV-33 Kearsarge Enlarged one photo and updated caption (023305).
CV-34 Oriskany Added one photo (0234cb).
CV-59 Forrestal Added seven photos (0259dz–0259dza, 0259dy, 0259ea, 025915a, 0259eb–0259eba). Enlarged one photo (025915). Enlarged one photo and updated caption (1).
CV-60 Saratoga Added one photo (091905122).
CV-61 Ranger Added two photos (026162a, 0261av).
CV-62 Independence Enlarged one photo and updated caption (026229). Added one photo (0262ac).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added two photos (0263db–0263dba).
CV-64 Constellation Added two photos (023305, 0264bx).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added one patch (026533k) and three photos (026510q–026510r, 0265dsa). Enlarged three photos (026510a, 0265ea–0265eab).
CV-66 America Added one photo (0266ar).


August 16, 2020

CV-34 Oriskany Enlarged one photo (023488). Added five photos (0234bkc, 0234ca–0234cac).
CV-41 Midway Added one photo (0241bx).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added 23 photos (0243be, 0243avh, 0243awj–0243awx, 0243bg–0243bgc, 0243bf, 0243bd). Enlarged six photos (0243av–0243avc, 0243ave–0243avf).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added one photo (024573).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Enlarged one photo (024779b). Added one patch (1).
CVL-48 Saipan Added four photos (024854–024854c).
CVL-49 Wright Added one image (024974).


August 9, 2020

CV-12 Hornet Added eight photos (021214a, 0212ca, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8). Enlarged two photos (1, 2).
CV-19 Hancock Added nine photos (021900, 0219aa–0219aag).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added two photos (023169–023169a).
CV-32 Leyte Added one photo (1).
CV-33 Kearsarge Added one photo (023389).
CV-34 Oriskany Added two photos (0234bsb, 0234bz).
CV-36 Antietam Added two photos (023659, 023660).
CV-37 Princeton Added three photos (023746–023746b).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added one photo (0238ad).
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added two photos (0239aba, 0239bf).
CV-40 Tarawa Added one photo (024066).
CV-41 Midway Enlarged one photo (0241ao). Added one photo (0241bw).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added one photo (091906123).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added 12 photos (0243awb–0243awi, 0243avd–0243avg).
CV-58 United States Added one image (025806).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


July 25, 2020

CV-4 Ranger Added four photos (020473, 020474–020474a, 020475) and one item of memorabilia (020472).
CV-20 Bennington Added two photos (022027a, 022079).
CV-21 Boxer Added two photos (022166, 022167).
CVL-22 Independence Added one photo (022242).
CVL-23 Princeton Enlarged one photo (022313). Added one photo (022352).
CVL-24 Belleau Wood Added two photos (022432a–022432b).
CVL-25 Cowpens Enlarged one photo (022514). Added four photos (022534–022534c).
CVL-26 Monterey Enlarged one photo (022604). Added one photo (022636).
CVL-27 Langley Added two photos (022748), 022749).
CVL-28 Cabot Added three photos (022879, 022881, 022880).
CVL-29 Bataan Added 1952 Cruise Book.
CVL-30 San Jacinto Added Magic Carpet document.
CV-34 Oriskany Enlarged one photo (023482k). Added 15 images (0234by–0234byg, 0234bx, 0234asc, 023491v–023491z).


July 7, 2020

CV-11 Intrepid Added two photos (0211ala–0211alb).
CV-12 Hornet Added two photos (0212bz–0212bza).
CV-13 Franklin Added one photo (021364).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added two photos (0214bt, 091914533).
CV-15 Randolph Added two images (021599, 021598).
CV-16 Lexington Added one photo (021696).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one issue of The Monument.
CV-18 Wasp Added three photos (0218aye–0218ayg).
CV-19 Hancock Added nine photos (021997, 021998–021998a, 021993a–021993e, 021999). Enlarged one photo (021922).
CV-34 Oriskany Added 15 photos (0234bu, 0234bt–0234btg, 0234bw–0234bwc, 0234bv–0234bva).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added two photos (027198, 10070653).


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).

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