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April 4, 2024

CV-1 Langley Added one photo (0203bh).
CV-2 Lexington Added one photo (0203bh).
CV-3 Saratoga Added two photos (0203bh, 020364a).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added two photos (0242by, 0242bz).
CV-62 Independence Added two photos (0262bh, 0262bi).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added one patch (027032v).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added four photos (0271am–0271ama). Enlarged one photo (027154).
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added one photo (0272bf).
CVN-73 George Washington Added one patch (027338d1).
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Added one photo (0274bh).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Added one photo (0275aq).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added seven photos (0276cg–0276cga, 0276ce, 0276cac, 0276cf).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added three photos (027794–027794b).
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added one photo (027875).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (027939).


March 19, 2024

CV-16 Lexington Added four photos (021604a–021604c, 0216ar). Enlarged one photo (021604).
CV-59 Forrestal Added three photos (0259er–0259erb).
CV-62 Independence Added two photos (026238a, 0262bg).
CV-64 Constellation Added two photos (0264cy, 0264cz).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added four photos (0265gm–0265gmc).
CV-66 America Added one patch (026698a1).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added one image (0267dk).
CVN-68 Nimitz Enlarged one photo (026804). Added one photo (0268cn).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added one patch (026932m).
CVN-80 Enterprise Updated Operational and Building data.


March 12, 2024

CV-7 Wasp Enlarged one photo (020713a). Added one photo (020763).
CV-9 Essex Added one photo (0209cy).
CV-20 Bennington Enlarged one photo (022009a). Added 10 photos (022009b–022009d, 022023d, 022095–022095a, 022096–022096c).
CVL-26 Monterey Enlarged three photos (022601, 022614, 022621). Added three photos (022652, 022653, 022654).
CV-36 Antietam Added two photos (023674, 023675).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added three photos (024592–024592a, 0579419).
CV-59 Forrestal Added two photos (025984f–025984g) and link to video.
CV-60 Saratoga Added four photos (0260bx–0260bxc).
CV-61 Ranger Added one patch (026106i).
CV-62 Independence Added three photos (026236e–026236g).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added three photos (0263em, 0263en, 026236f).


March 1, 2024

CV-8 Hornet Added two images (020875a, 020812a).
CV-10 Yorktown Added two images (0210af, 021033a).
CV-36 Antietam Added one photo (023673).
CV-37 Princeton Added one photo (023767).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added three photos (0238bg–0238bgb).
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added one photo (0239bt).
CV-40 Tarawa Added five photos (024083–024083c, 024084) and two items of memorabilia (1–2).
CV-41 Midway Added two photos (0243ch, 0241cp).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added two photos (013548n, 0242bx).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added one photo (0243ch).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added one photo (024513a).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added one photo (0247ak).
CVL-48 Saipan Added six photos (024862–024862e).
CVL-49 Wright Added two photos (024976, 024977).
CV-62 Independence Added two photos (0262be, 0262bf).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added one photo (0262bf).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added three photos (026746b–026746d).


February 16, 2024

CV-4 Ranger Updated caption (020455).
CV-12 Hornet Added four photos (1, 2, 3, 4).
CV-15 Randolph Enlarged one photo (021541). Added two photos (0215ba, 0215bb).
CV-16 Lexington Added three photos (0216ap, 0216aq–0216aqa).
CVL-23 Princeton Added one photo (023008).
CVL-24 Belleau Wood Added one image (022444).
CVL-26 Monterey Added one photo (022651).
CVL-27 Langley Added one photo (022769).
CVL-28 Cabot / SPS Dédalo Added two photos (022893, 022820a).
CVL-29 Bataan Enlarged two photos (022920b, 022917).
CVL-30 San Jacinto Enlarged photo and updated caption (023008). Added one photo (023045).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added six photos (023194–023194d, 023129a).
CV-32 Leyte Added three photos (023260–023260a, 023250a).
CV-33 Kearsarge Added one photo (023300).
CV-34 Oriskany Added two photos (023442h–023442g).
CV-37 Princeton Added one photo (023766).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added Christening Booklet and one photo (0242bw).
CVN-73 George Washington Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


January 30, 2024

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZRS-4 Akron Added three photos (02990401g, 02990435a, 02990459).

Aircraft Carriers
 Added seven covers to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1–2, 3–7).
CV-3 Saratoga Enlarged one photo (020349). Added two images (0203bg, 0203bf).
CV-6 Enterprise Added two images (0206cc, 0206cd).
CV-10 Yorktown Added one patch (021042d).
CV-11 Intrepid Added two photos (0211bp–0211bpa).
CV-12 Hornet Added one patch (pa03a).
CV-13 Franklin Added one photo (1).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added one photo (0214bqb).
CV-15 Randolph Enlarged one photo (021584). Added one photo (0215az).
CV-16 Lexington Added one photo (09500822).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added one photo (021788).
CV-18 Wasp Added one photo (0218bh).
CV-19 Hancock Added one photo (0219ba).
CV-20 Bennington Added one photo (022094).
CV-21 Boxer Added one photo (022125a).
CVL-22 Independence Added one photo (022221b).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added three photos (0268cl, 0268cm–0268cma).
CVN-73 George Washington Updated Status.


January 14, 2024

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-2 Added one photo (02990228).
ZR-3 Los Angeles Added one photo (02990301a).
ZRS-4 Akron Added two postal covers (02990458–02990458a).
ZRS-5 Macon Added two photos (02990555, 02990556).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-1 Langley Added two photos (020191, 020192).
CV-2 Lexington Added one image (0202bq).
CV-3 Saratoga Added two photos (0203be, 020341c).
CV-4 Ranger Added one photo (020486).
CV-5 Yorktown Added two photos (020525b, 020526i).
CV-6 Enterprise Added one photo (0206cb).
CV-7 Wasp Added one photo (020712a).
CV-8 Hornet Added one photo (020886).
CV-9 Essex Added one image (0209cx).
CV-10 Yorktown Added After Action Reports (Feb. 1945).
CVL-28 Cabot / SPS Dédalo Added two images (022876b–022876c).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added one photo (023193).
CV-34 Oriskany Added one photo (023415a).
CV-37 Princeton Added five images (023763, 023765–023765b, 023764).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added three photos (0242bt–0242bta, 0242bu).
CVN-68 Nimitz Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.

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