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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 228 pages with 10,675 still images and 20 video clips
Next update to the Aircraft Carrier Archive is scheduled for

March 19, 2017

CVN-65 Enterprise Added Decommissioning Booklet and one image.


March 11, 2017

CV-2 Lexington Added four photos (0202ai, 0202aj, 0202ak–0202aka). Enlarged two photos (020208, 020204).
CV-3 Saratoga Added four images to the Memorabilia section (0203ac–0203acc). Enlarged one photo (020311).
CV-19 Hancock Added a 14-photo sequence of crash on the flight deck. Added two photos (021981–021981a) and one ship's patch (1).
CVL-29 Bataan Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-30 San Jacinto Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added two photos (0239ar, 0565507).
CVL-48 Saipan Added one image (024842).
CVL-49 Wright Updated Operational and Building Data.
CV-59 Forrestal Added 50th Memorial Ceremony information. Added three images (0259dh, 025929a, 0259di).
CV-62 Independence Updated Status information.
CVN-68 Nimitz Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added one image (027084).


February 12, 2017

CV-8 Hornet Added 2017 Reunion info.
CV-12 Hornet Added 2017 Reunion info.
CVL-28 Cabot  /
SPS Dédalo
Added listing of the ship's American commanding officers.
CV-34 Oriskany Added five photos (023492, 023491d–023491g).
CV-41 Midway Added three photos (091910007, 09061109, 09160412).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added four photos (024264f–024264i).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added one photo (0243aa).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added two photos (024553, 024554).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added one photo (024782).
CVN-65 Enterprise Updated Operational and Building data and listing of the ship's commanding officers. Added eight images (0265dh, 026571f, 026571g–026571h, 0265dj, 026533j, 0265dk, 0265di). Enlarged one photo (026571e).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-68 Nimitz Added three photos (0268ax, 0268ay, 0268az).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added two photos (027772, 027773).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Updated Operational and Building Data.
CVN-80 Enterprise Updated Operational and Building Data.


January 28, 2017

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-2 Lexington Added one photo (0403432).
CV-3 Saratoga Added two images (0203ab, 0403432). Added link to website of interest.
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added three images (0214bh, 0214bg–0214bga).
CVL-25 Cowpens Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-26 Monterey Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-27 Langley Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-34 Oriskany Added five photos (023490, 023491–023491c) and a link to a documentary.
CV-36 Antietam Added one photo (023649).
CV-37 Princeton Added one photo (023741).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added two photos (023816c, 023881).
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added one photo (023983k). Enhanced one photo (023983j).
CV-40 Tarawa Added one photo (024058).
CV-59 Forrestal Updated Crew Contact & Reunion information.
CVN-65 Enterprise Added three photos (0265de, 0265df, 0265dg) and link to website of interest.
CVN-68 Nimitz Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added three photos (027006a, 027083, 027082).
CVN-73 George Washington Added two photos (0273aj, 0273ak).


January 7, 2017

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZRS-5 Macon Added one photo (02990537, 02990538).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-2 Lexington Added three photos (0202af, 0202ag, 0202ah).
CV-6 Enterprise Added two photos (0206au, 020631b).
CV-9 Essex Added one issue of The Essex Buccaneer and one photo (0209bb).
CV-13 Franklin Enlarged one photo (021319).
CVL-23 Princeton Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-27 Langley Added one photo (022741) and link to a website of interest.
CVL-28 Cabot  /
SPS Dédalo
Added four photos (022866–022866b, 022867).
CVL-29 Bataan Added one photo (022931). Enlarged two photos (022909, 022917).
CVL-30 San Jacinto Added documents related to one of the VF-51 pilots (1).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added one photo (023162).
CV-32 Leyte Added one photo (023244).
CV-33 Kearsarge Added six photos (023382–023382e).
CV-34 Oriskany Added two photos (023489–023489a).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added Unit Identification Mark (UIM) tab patches and one photo (024399).
CVN-65 Enterprise Updated Operational and Building Data.
CV-66 America Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Enhanced one photo and updated caption (026778b). Added two photos (0267bs, 0267bt).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added three photos (0269afb–0269afc, 0269am) and link to YouTube videos.


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