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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 233 pages with 11,167 still images and 20 video clips
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December 10, 2017

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-6 Enterprise Added one photo (0206ax) and one patch (020660).
CV-19 Hancock Added one photo (0243ah).
CVL-26 Monterey Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added one photo (0243ah).
CV-37 Princeton Added two photos (023722a, 023742).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added one photo (023886).
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added two photos (0239at, 0239as).
CV-40 Tarawa Added one photo (024060).
CV-41 Midway Added six photos (016334v, 0241bl–0241bld) and enlarged one photo (024111).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added two images (0242ah, 0242ai).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added four images (0243ag–0243aga, 0243ah, 0243af).
CV-61 Ranger Updated Status information. Added three photos (0261am, 0261an, 0261ao).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Updated Status information. Added two patches (1–2). Added links to websites of interest.
CV-64 Constellation Added one photo (0243af).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added two photos (0268bi, 0268bj).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added two photos (027186, 027187).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Updated Construction information.
CVN-80 Enterprise Updated Construction information.


November 24, 2017

 Added seven covers to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1, 2–7).
CV-1 Langley Updated Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CV-5 Yorktown Added one photo (020575).
CVL-29 Bataan Enhanced two photos (022931, 022920). Added two photos (022907a, 022920a).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added one photo (023116a).
CV-32 Leyte Added one photo (0578535) and one item of memorabilia.
CV-33 Kearsarge Added two photos (023383–023383a).
CV-34 Oriskany Added five photos (0234ad, 0234ae–0234aea, 09310306, 0234af).
CV-35 Reprisal Added three photos (023502d, 023503b–023503c).
CV-36 Antietam Added Booklet of General Plans and one photo (023651).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-48 Saipan Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-49 Wright Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-60 Saratoga Updated Status information.
CV-62 Independence Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added four patches (1–3, 4).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added three photos (027183, 027184, 027185).
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Added two photos (0274an, 0274ao).


November 3, 2017

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZRS-4 Akron Added one photo (02990439).
ZRS-5 Macon Replaced one photo (02990537).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-2 Lexington Added 10 images (020220a–020220i, 020293aa).
CV-15 Randolph Added two photos (021578, 021579).
CVL-24 Belleau Wood  /
FS Bois Belleau
Added one photo (022429).
CVL-25 Cowpens Enlarged one photo and updated caption (022517).
CVL-26 Monterey Added Booklet of General Plans.
CVL-27 Langley Enlarged photo (022712).
CVL-28 Cabot  /
SPS Dédalo
Added one photo (022870).
CVL-29 Bataan Added ship's patch.
CVL-30 San Jacinto Enlarged one photo (023010). Added one photo (023010b). Improved and expanded file related to LT A.L. Warta, USNR.
CVL-49 Wright  /
CC-2 Wright
Added one photo (024967). Updated captions (024917, 024918).
CV-62 Independence Added six photos (026294, 0263cg, 026293d–026293g).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added four photos (026396h–026396i, 0263cg, 0263ch).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added photo and biography of the ship's ninth commanding officer.


October 13, 2017

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added one photo (0214bi).
CV-15 Randolph Added Recomissioning Ceremony program (1) and ship's newspaper issue (1).
CV-16 Lexington Added one photo (021684).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one image (021767).
CV-18 Wasp Added one ship's patch (021817a).
CV-19 Hancock Added one photo (021943a).
CV-20 Bennington Added nine photos (022009a, 022071, 022072–022072c, 022036a–022036c).
CV-21 Boxer Added one photo (022158).
CVL-22 Independence Added one photo (022236).
CVL-23 Princeton Added three photos (022320c–022320e).
CVL-28 Cabot  /
SPS Dédalo
Added one photo (022869).
CV-34 Oriskany Added six images (0234ac–0234acb, 023497i, 023497j–023497k).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added two photos (023884, 023885).
CV-40 Tarawa Added one photo (024059).
CV-43 Coral Sea Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-45 Valley Forge Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-61 Ranger Added one patch (026148a). Added two photos (026190c–026190d).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added two photos (0268bg, 0268bh).


September 15, 2017

CV-10 Yorktown Added nine photos (1–9).
CV-11 Intrepid Added link to website of interest (1). Enhanced one photo and added four photos (0211am–0211amd).
CV-12 Hornet Added five photos to the USS Hornet Museum page (1–5).
CV-13 Franklin Enlarged two photos (021309, 021303).
CVL-29 Bataan Added link to website of interest.
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Updated captions (023134a–023134c).
CV-41 Midway Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added one photo (0242ag) and three patches (1–3). Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-59 Forrestal Added one photo (025982e) and one item of memorabilia (1).
CV-64 Constellation Added four items related to the 1960 fire (1–4), two items of memorabilia (1–2) and one photo (0264bl).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added one photo (027592).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (027592).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added one photo (027592).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Added three photos (027592, 027593–027593a).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added three photos (027905f–027905h).
CVN-80 Enterprise Added five photos (028002–028002d).


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