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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 227 pages with 10,559 still images and 20 video clips
Next update to the Aircraft Carrier Archive is scheduled for

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.


December 14, 2016

CV-7 Wasp Updated caption (020718).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Updated caption (021466). Added one graphic (1) and one patch (1).
CV-18 Wasp Added Unit Identification Mark (UIM) tab patches and three photos (0218ak, 0218am, 0218an). Updated caption (021828).
CV-19 Hancock Added two photos (021980, 09210229).
CV-20 Bennington Added one photo (022070). Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-21 Boxer Added three photos (022118d, 022156, 022157). Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-22 Independence Added two images (022235–022235a). Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVL-23 Princeton Added one photo (0586108).
CVL-24 Belleau Wood Added one photo (022428).
CVL-25 Cowpens Added one photo (022529).
CVL-26 Monterey Enlarged one photo (022603).
CVL-28 Cabot  /
SPS Dédalo
Added two photos (022865, 022832a).
CV-34 Oriskany Added five photos (091909724, 023487e–023487h).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Updated Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CV-64 Constellation Updated Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-65 Enterprise Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section. Added one photo (0265dd) and one patch (1).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added two photos (0268av, 0268aw).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added three photos (027770–027770a, 027771).


November 20, 2016

CV-12 Hornet Added one photo (0212bg).
CV-13 Franklin Added seven images (021361–021361e, 021362).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added nine photos (021448a–021448b, 0214bd, 0214be–0214bee). Enhanced one photo and updated caption (0214bc). Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-15 Randolph Added two photos (021575, 015545w).
CV-16 Lexington Added one photo (021683).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one photo (021763).
CV-18 Wasp Added two photos (0218ah, 0218ai) and one patch (1).
CV-34 Oriskany Added seven photos (023487–023487d, 023488–023488a). Enlarged photo and updated caption (023428).
CVL-48 Saipan Added two photos (024840, 024841).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CV-64 Constellation Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVN-65 Enterprise Updated caption (026546).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added two photos (0276bh, 0276bi).


November 1, 2016

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZRS-5 Macon Enlarged two photos (02990501, 02990511).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-5 Yorktown Added one photo (020573).
CV-6 Enterprise Added five photos (0206au, 0206av, 020633a–020633b, 020649a).
CV-7 Wasp Added four photos (020738–020738c).
CV-8 Hornet Added information about the previous Hornets.
CV-9 Essex Added one issue of The Essex Buccaneer.
CV-10 Yorktown Added one photo (021079).
CV-11 Intrepid Enhanced one photo (021101). Added one photo (021101c).
CV-12 Hornet Added information about the previous Hornets.
CV-16 Lexington Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added four photos (021761–021761b, 021762). Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-18 Wasp Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-19 Hancock Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-20 Bennington Added 11 photos (022030a, 022069, 022068, 022037a–022037h).
CV-34 Oriskany Added six photos (023486–023486d, 023467k).
CV-61 Ranger Added one photo (023467k).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added four photos (023467k, 0265dc–0265dcb) and one patch.
CV-66 America Added one photo (023467k).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added two photos (0276bf, 0276bg).


October 12, 2016

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-1 Shenandoah Added one photo (02990143).
ZR-2 Added one photo (02990205b).
ZR-3 Los Angeles Added one photo (02990329).
ZRS-4 Akron Added one photo (02990436).

Aircraft Carriers
 Added four covers to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1–2, 3, 4).
CV-1 Langley Enlarged one photo (020104). Added two photos (020160, 020159).
CV-2 Lexington Added three photos (0202aba, 0202ae, 020159).
CV-3 Saratoga Added three photos (020159, 0203aa–0203aaa).
CV-4 Ranger Added Booklet of General Plans.
CV-10 Yorktown Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-18 Wasp Added two photos (0218af, 0218ag).
CVL-49 Wright Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CV-60 Saratoga Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CV-61 Ranger Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CV-62 Independence Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section. Updated Operational and Building Data. Added two photos (026288, 026289).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added one photo (0263cf).
CV-66 America Added two photos (09590231, 026616a).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Updated Crew Contact and Reunion info.
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added four images (0269ai, 0269ak, 0269aj, 0269al).
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added one patch (1).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added six photos (027677a, 0276ba, 0276bc, 0276be, 0276bb, 0276bd).
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Updated Operational and Building Data.


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