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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 237 pages with 13,414 still images and 20 video clips
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November 21, 2020

CV-6 Enterprise Added two photos (0206bo, 0206bp).
CV-10 Yorktown Added one photo (022080).
CV-12 Hornet Added one photo (022080).
CV-15 Randolph Added one Welcome Aboard document and two photos (021550a–021550b).
CV-19 Hancock Added six photos (021987c, 0219ae–0219aeb, 0219ag, 0219af).
CV-20 Bennington Added two photos (022080, 022081).
CV-21 Boxer Added one photo (022168).
CVL-22 Independence Enlarged two photos (022205, 022231). Added one photo (022243).
CVL-23 Princeton Added one image (022353).
CVL-24 Belleau Wood Added one image (022433b).
CVL-25 Cowpens Added Flag Hoist/Radio Call sign. Enlarged one photo (022507). Added two photos (022535, 022536).
CVL-26 Monterey Added two photos (022637, 022638).
CVL-27 Langley / FS La Fayette Added Flag Hoist/Radio Call sign and four photos (022750–022750c).
CVL-28 Cabot Added one photo (022884).
CVL-29 Bataan Added 1952–53 Cruise Book.
CVL-30 San Jacinto Added one photo (023018a).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added one photo (022080).


November 7, 2020

CV-1 Langley Updated captions (020152, 020155, 020105).
CV-7 Wasp Added three photos (020753, 020737b, 020752). Enlarged four photos (020701, 020702, 020705, 020710).
CV-8 Hornet Added one image (020877).
CV-9 Essex Added one photo (0209bq).
CV-10 Yorktown Added one photo (021096).
CV-11 Intrepid Added one image (0211az).
CV-12 Hornet Added one photo (021236a).
CV-13 Franklin Enlarged three photos (021319, 021327–021327a). Added four photos (021301b–021301c, 021322a, 021328a). Renumbered photo 021318 to 021301a.
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added one photo (0214bmb).
CV-15 Randolph Added one photo (021500).
CV-16 Lexington Added one photo (014012e).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one issue of The Monument.
CV-18 Wasp Added two photos (0218ayh–0218ayi).
CV-19 Hancock Enlarged one photo (021948). Added four photos (0219ad–0219adc).
CV-34 Oriskany Added five photos (0234cc, 0234cad–0234cag).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added two photos (0242az, 0242ba).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added two photos (027931, 027932).


October 16, 2020

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-1 Shenandoah Added one photo (02990150).
ZR-2 Added one image (02990225).
ZR-3 Los Angeles Added two photos (02990335, 02990334).
ZRS-4 Akron Added two photos (02990444, 02990445).
ZRS-5 Macon Added two photos (02990515a–02990515b).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-1 Langley Updated Flag Hoist/Radio Call sign. Added five images (020112, 020169, 020170, 020171, 020168). Updated captions (020113–020113a, 020111–020111a, 020128, 020141). Renumbered photo 020112 to 020111a. Renumbered photo 020113b to 020172 and updated caption. Enlarged one photo (020113a).
CV-2 Lexington Updated caption (0202ah). Added one photo (020295a).
CV-3 Saratoga Added two images (020313e, 0203ak).
CV-4 Ranger Enlarged one photo (020412). Added one photo (020476).
CV-5 Yorktown Added one photo (020579).
CV-6 Enterprise Added photo of her last commanding officer. Added one image (0206bn).
CV-12 Hornet Added two photos (0212bra, 0212ce).
CV-19 Hancock Added two photos (0219ab, 0219ac).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added eight photos (023172, 0219ab, 023103a, 023173–023173d). Enlarged photo and updated caption (023164). Enlarged photo (023103).
CV-41 Midway Added one photo (0219ab).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added five photos (0243bh, 0243avi–0243avk, 0243awy).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


September 28, 2020

CV-1 Langley Added two photos (020167–020167a). Enhanced one photo (020101). Added Flag Hoist/Radio Call sign.
CV-2 Lexington Enlarged one photo (020212). Added Flag Hoist/Radio Call sign.
CV-6 Enterprise Added one photo (028101c).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added two photos (023171, 023170).
CV-34 Oriskany Enlarged one photo (023467o).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added six photos (0238ae, 0238af–0238afc, 0238ag).
CV-61 Ranger Enlarged one photo (023467o).
CVN-65 Enterprise Enlarged one photo (023467o).
CV-66 America Enlarged one photo (023467o).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added five photos (027199, 027100–027100c).
CVN-73 George Washington Added one patch (027338c) and one photo (0273ax).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Added one photo (027500).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Enlarged one photo (027622). Added two photos (027642a–027642b.)
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added two photos (027754a–027754b).
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added one photo (027860).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added two photos (027923a, 027930).
CVN-80 Enterprise Added one photo (028004).
CVN-81 Doris Miller Added one photo (028101c).


September 15, 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).

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