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The Escort Carrier Archive currently contains 252 pages with 3,622 still images and 1 video clip
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February 19, 2019

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CVE-1 Long Island Enlarged one photo and updated caption (0300133).
BAVG-1   /
HMS Archer
Added one image (030100107). Enlarged two photos and updated captions (030100104–030100104a).
BAVG-3   /
HMS Biter
Added one item of memorabilia (1) and two photos (030100331, 030100332).
CVE-6 Altamaha/
HMS Battler
Added ship's badge and updated caption (1).
CVE-8 Block Island /
HMS Hunter
Added two images (0310620–0300821). Enlarged one photo and updated caption (0300806).
CVE-31 Prince William Added Victory Log issue.
CVE-57 Coral Sea /
Anzio
Added one photo (0305767). Enlarged one photo and updated caption (0305709).
CVE-83 Sargent Bay Added one image (0308320) and listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVE-84 Shamrock Bay Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVE-85 Shipley Bay Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVE-106 Block Island Added link to video (0310625).
CVE-116 Badoeng Strait Added two photos (0311644, 0311645).
CVE-117 Saidor Added one photo (0311705).
CVE-118 Sicily Enlarged one photo (0311806).
CVE-120 Mindoro Added one photo (0312029).
CVE-121 Rabaul Updated caption (0312103).
CVE-122 Palau Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section. Added three images (0312214–0556206) and history (0312213).

January 11, 2019

CVE-66 White Plains Added one photo (0306613).
CVE-68 Kalinin Bay Removed one photo (0306805a). Enlarged one photo (0306505).
CVE-82 Saginaw Bay Updated caption (0308212) and listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVE-85 Shipley Bay Added one image (0308511a).
CVE-90 Thetis Bay Added two images (0309008, 0309009).
CVE-92 Windham Bay Added three photos (0309217, 0309218–0309218a).
CVE-93 Makin Island Added three photos (0309217, 0309349, 0309350).
CVE-94 Lunga Point Added two photos (0309217, 0309416).
CVE-96 Salamaua Added two images (0305808, 0309610).
CVE-106 Block Island Added two photos (0310623, 0310624).
CVE-107 Gilbert Islands Added two photos from the collection of Mike Mitchell (1–2).
CVE-108 Kula Gulf Added three photos (0310820a–0310820b, 0310822).
CVE-109 Cape Gloucester Added one photo (0310912).
CVE-112 Siboney Added one photo (0311223).
CVE-113 Puget Sound Added three photos (0311308b–0311308d).
CVE-114 Rendova Added one photo (0311435) and one patch (0311434).
CVE-115 Bairoko Added one article (0311520).
CVE-119 Point Cruz Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.
CVE-120 Mindoro Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section. Added two images (0312028–0569307).
CVE-121 Rabaul Added two images (0312104–0312104a).

December 16, 2018

CVE-52 Vermillion /
HMS Smiter
Added one photo (0305214).
CVE-55 Casablanca Added four photos (0305516–0305516c).
CVE-69 Kasaan Bay Added one photo (0306910).
CVE-72 Tulagi Enlarged one photo (0307207).
CVE-73 Gambier Bay Updated caption (0307316). Added one photo (0307317).
CVE-75 Hoggatt Bay Updated caption (0307507). Added one photo (0307510).
CVE-76 Kadashan Bay Added two images (0307615, 0307616).
CVE-78 Savo Island Added one photo (0307813). Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVE-79 Ommaney Bay Added one image (0307910). Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVE-80 Petrof Bay Added one image (0308012). Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVE-81 Rudyerd Bay Added one image (0308128). Added listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVE-84 Shamrock Bay Updated caption (0308412). Added one photo (0308415).
CVE-85 Shipley Bay Added one photo (0308512).
CVE-87 Steamer Bay Added two images (0308713, 0308714).
CVE-88 Cape Esperance Added five photos (0308817–0308817d).
CVE-110 Salerno Bay Added two photos (0311018, 0311019).
CVE-111 Vella Gulf Added one map (0311105).
CVE-117 Saidor Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section. Added three images (0311704–0311704b).
CVE-118 Sicily Added Unit Awards, Campaign and Service Medals and Ribbons section.

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