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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 240 pages with 14,462 still images and 23 video clips
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January 23, 2022

CV-3 Saratoga Added seven photos (0203ao–0203aob, 020390c–020390f). Replaced one photo (020390b).
CV-34 Oriskany Added six images (0234dd–0234ddc, 023417c–023417d).
CV-41 Midway Added one photo (0243br).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added one photo (0243br).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added one photo (024570a).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added one photo (0247ad).
CVL-48 Saipan Added four photos (024858–024858c).
CVL-49 Wright Enlarged one photo and updated caption (024922).
CV-59 Forrestal Added one photo (0259eh).
CV-60 Saratoga Added two photos (0260ba–0260baa).
CV-61 Ranger Added one photo (0261ba).
CV-62 Independence Added one photo (0262al).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Updated Status.
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added one photo (0878907).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Enlarged one photo (027757). Added one photo (0878907).


January 12, 2022

CV-33 Kearsarge Added two photos (023362a–023362b).
CV-34 Oriskany Added one photo (0234dc).
CV-36 Antietam Added one photo (023664).
CV-37 Princeton Added five photos (023751–023751d).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added one video clip (023867a).
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added two photos (0239bgf–0239bgg).
CV-40 Tarawa Added three photos (024072, 024073–024073a).
CV-41 Midway Added eight photos (0241ch, 0241ci–0241cid, 024179a–024179b). Enlarged one photo (0241bm).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added one image (0242bk).
CV-59 Forrestal Added six photos (1–2, 3, 4–5, 6). Enlarged one photo (1).
CV-62 Independence Added three images (0262aj, 0262ak, 026276b).


January 3, 2022

CV-5 Yorktown Added Flag Hoist/Radio Call sign.
CV-9 Essex Added nine photos (0209cj, 020911j, 020911k–020911q). Enlarged one photo (020911).
CV-20 Bennington Updated Crew Contact and Reunion Information. Added two photos (022087, 022088).
CVL-26 Monterey Added one photo (022641).
CVL-27 Langley / FS La Fayette Added three photos (022761, 022759, 022760).
CVL-28 Cabot / SPS Dédalo Added five photos (022887–022887d).
CVL-29 Bataan Added six photos (022920b–022920g).
CVL-30 San Jacinto Added five photos (023039–023039d).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added one photo (023117g). Enlarged one photo (023117b).
CV-32 Leyte Added four photos (023254–023254c).


December 27, 2021

CV-12 Hornet Added one photo (1).
CV-13 Franklin Added two images (021358c, 021369).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added one photo (0214cc).
CV-15 Randolph Added one photo (0215af).
CV-16 Lexington Added two photos (021656a1, 0579202).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one issue of The Monument.
CV-18 Wasp Added two photos (0549602, 0218ba).
CV-19 Hancock Enlarged one photo (021988). Added three photos (0219an–0219anb).
CV-20 Bennington Added five photos (022086–022086d).
CV-21 Boxer Added one photo (022169a).
CVL-22 Independence Added one photo (022246).
CVL-23 Princeton Added one image (022337c).
CVL-24 Belleau Wood Renumbered and enlarged photo 022407 to 022401a. Enlarged photo 022401. Renumbered photo 022402 to 022401b. Added two photos (022407, 022402).
CV-34 Oriskany Added 12 photos (0234cy, 0234cxa–0234cxb, 0234da, 023416c–023416d, 0234db–0234dba, 0234baa–0234bab, 0234cz). Enlarged one photo (023416a).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added two photos (0265ff, 0265fg).


December 12, 2021

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-3 Los Angeles Added one photo (02990340).
ZRS-4 Akron Added one photo (02990451).
ZRS-5 Macon Added one photo (02990547).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-3 Saratoga Enlarged two photos (020323, 020327). Added one photo (0203an).
CV-4 Ranger Added one photo (020480).
CV-5 Yorktown Added two photos (020582, 020583).
CV-6 Enterprise Added one image (0206bv).
CV-7 Wasp Added one photo (020752a).
CV-8 Hornet Added one image (020815f).
CV-9 Essex Added one photo (0209ci).
CV-10 Yorktown Added one photo (021098).
CV-11 Intrepid Added two photos (021116r–021116s).
CV-16 Lexington Added two photos (021646b, 0216ad). Renumbered photo 021636 to 021646c. Added photo 021636.
CV-19 Hancock Added three photos (0219al–0219ala, 0219am).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added five photos (0263dl, 0263dm–0263dmc).
CV-64 Constellation Added five photos (0264cg, 0264byb–0264byd, 0264ch).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added two photos (0276bv, 0276bu). Enlarged three photos (027696–027696a, 027697).


November 29, 2021

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-1 Shenandoah Added two photos (02990153, 02990130a).
ZR-2 Added one image (02990205c). Enlarged one photo (02990218).

Aircraft Carriers
 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-1 Langley Added one photo (020176).
CV-2 Lexington Added one photo (020295b).
CV-12 Hornet Added "Invitation For Bids."
CV-20 Bennington Added "Invitation For Bids."
CV-34 Oriskany Added 17 photos (0234cv–0234cvo, 0234cx) and "Invitation For Bids."
CVN-68 Nimitz Added one patch (026855c).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added 12 photos (027925i–027925h).
CVN-81 Doris Miller Added two images (028101i, 028103).


November 17, 2021

CV-6 Enterprise Added four photos (020675b, 0206bu–0206bub).
CV-8 Hornet Added three images (020846e, 020880–020880a).
CV-9 Essex Added 12 photos (020911d–020911i, 0209cg–0209cgd, 0209ch). Enlarged two photos (020911a, 020920).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added eight photos (023175d–023175f, 023179j–023179n).
CV-34 Oriskany Enlarged photo and updated caption (023427p).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (027900c).
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Added one photo (0274ay).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Enlarged one photo (027566a). Added two photos (0275af–05018144).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added two photos (0276bt–0276bta).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added three photos (027789–027789b).
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added one photo (027863).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (027900c).
CVN-81 Doris Miller Added three images (028102–028102b).


November 6, 2021

CV-12 Hornet Updated caption (1). Added three photos (1, 2, 3). Enlarged and enhanced one photo (1).
CV-34 Oriskany Added 10 photos (0234cu–0234cua, 0234bkd, 023482u–023482v, 0234cnp–0234cns, 023461a). Enhanced one photo (0234bkc). Enlarged five photos (023482g–023482k).
CV-40 Tarawa Added three photos (024071–024071b).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added one item of memorabilia (0265fe).
CV-66 America Added four photos (1–4).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (0267db).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added two photos (0268cb–0268cba).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added two photos (0269bi–0269bia).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added two photos (0270aj, 1501060). Enlarged one photo (027087).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added one photo (0271ad).
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added one photo (0272ay).
CVN-73 George Washington Added one patch (027338d).


October 24, 2021

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZRS-4 Akron Added three images (02990450–02990450a, 02990449).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-9 Essex Added nine photos (0209bua, 0209cfb–0209cfe, 0209ce, 020931a).
CV-12 Hornet Added four photos (1, 2, 3, 4). Enlarged five photos (1, 2, 3, 4, 5).
CV-20 Bennington Added two photos (022084, 022085). Enlarged two photos (022055, 022056).
CV-43 Coral Sea Enlarged one photo (0243ba). Added one photo (0243bq).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added one photo (024577).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added one photo (0247ac).
CVL-48 Saipan Added one photo (024857).
CV-59 Forrestal Added one photo (0259ee). Corrected caption, enlarged photo and added four photos (0259dy–0259dyd).
CV-60 Saratoga Added four patches (0260ajf, 0260ajg–0260ajh, 0260aji).
CV-61 Ranger Added three photos (0261aha–0261ahc).
CV-62 Independence Added one photo (0262ai).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added one photo (0263dk).
CV-64 Constellation Added two photos (0264cf, 0264avc).

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