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July 3, 2024

CV-11 Intrepid Added nine photos (021107, 0211bq–0211bqa, 0211bt, 021103b, 0211br, 0211bs, 0211bu–0211bua). Enlarged three photos (021103, 021111, 021126). Renumbered old photo 021107 to 021103a, enlarged and updated caption.
CV-20 Bennington Added two photos (0220aa, 0220ab).
CVL-25 Cowpens Enlarged one photo and updated caption (022507).
CVL-26 Monterey Added two photos (022656, 022657).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added one photo (0243ck).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added three photos (026520a–026520b, 0265gq).
CV-66 America Added three photos (0266bac–0266bae).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added one patch (026786b).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added two patches (0268cka–0268ckb).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added one patch (026932n).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added one patch (027032w).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added two photos (0271an–0271ana). Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added one photo (0272bg).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


June 24, 2024

CV-4 Ranger Added two photos (020488, 020489).
CV-12 Hornet Added one photo (1).
CV-21 Boxer Added four photos (022181, 022173h–022173h, 022173j).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added three photos (0247am, 0247an, 0247ao).
CVL-48 Saipan Added two photos (024862f–024862g).
CV-59 Forrestal Added one image (025958g).
CV-60 Saratoga Added six photos (09210613–0260bzc, 140983303).
CV-61 Ranger Added one photo (0261aya).
CV-62 Independence Added two photos (0262bm, 026232a).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added 14 photos (0263es–0263ese,0263er–0263era, 0263eq–0263eqe).
CV-64 Constellation Added three photos (0264db–0264dbb).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added three photos (0276ch, 0276ci–0276cia).


June 11, 2024

CV-6 Enterprise Added two photos (0206cf, 0206cg).
CV-8 Hornet Added six photos (020887, 020815l–020815p).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Updated caption (0214ap).
CV-18 Wasp Corrected caption (0218bc).
CV-37 Princeton Added two photos (0242bq, 023768).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added four photos (0238asr–0238asu).
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added four photos (0239bmf–0239bmi).
CV-40 Tarawa Added two photos (024087, 024088).
CV-41 Midway Added three photos (0241cq–0241cqb).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added one photo (0242ca).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added two photos (0243cj, 0243bib1).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added two photos (024593, 0311412).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added one photo (0247al). Enlarged one photo (024709).
CV-61 Ranger Added three photos (0261bk–0261bka, 0261bdc).
CV-62 Independence Added three photos (0262bl–0262bla, 026290h).
CVN-73 George Washington Added three photos (0273bf, 0273bg–0273bga).


May 31, 2024

 Added two covers to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1–2).
CV-15 Randolph Added one photo (0215bc).
CV-20 Bennington Added four photos (022098, 022099, 022000–022000a).
CVL-27 Langley Added two photos (022746a, 022770).
CVL-28 Cabot / SPS Dédalo Added two photos (022853b, 022894).
CVL-29 Bataan Enlarged one photo (022907).
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Enlarged one photo (023101). Added one photo (023195).
CV-32 Leyte Added one photo (023263).
CV-33 Kearsarge Added one photo (023393b).
CV-34 Oriskany Added five photos (023489b, 0234dfa–0234dfd). Enlarged two photos (023489–023489a).
CV-36 Antietam Added six photos (023622a, 023676, 023677–023677c).
CV-40 Tarawa Added three photos (024085–024085a, 024086).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added two photos (024368a–024368b).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Updated caption (0263ao).


May 19, 2024

CV-12 Hornet Added one photo (1).
CV-17 Bunker Hill Added four photos (021789–021789c).
CV-18 Wasp Added eight photos (0218bi–0218big).
CV-19 Hancock Added one photo (0219bb).
CV-20 Bennington Added three photos (022097–022097b).
CV-21 Boxer Added one patch (022113a).
CVL-22 Independence Added one photo (022250).
CVL-24 Belleau Wood Added one photo (022410i).
CVL-26 Monterey Added one photo (022655).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added one photo (0263ep) and one patch (NS-cv63-pa21). Updated caption (0263am).
CV-64 Constellation Added two photos (0264da–0264daa).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added four photos (0265gn, 0265go, 0265gp–0265gpa).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added two photos (0267dl, 0866913).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Updated Operational and Building Data.


May 5, 2024

 Added one cover to the US Aircraft Carriers Postal Covers page (1).
CV-7 Wasp Added one photo (0545903). Enlarged one photo (020725).
CV-8 Hornet Added two images (020846f–020846g).
CV-9 Essex Added two photos (0209db, 0582138).
CV-10 Yorktown Added two photos (0210ag–0210aga).
CV-11 Intrepid Added five photos (0211bhe–0211bhi).
CV-12 Hornet Added four photos (1–4).
CV-13 Franklin Added one photo (021328c).
CV-14 Ticonderoga Added two photos (0214ck–0214cka).
CV-15 Randolph Enlarged one photo (021539). Added four photos (1–4).
CV-16 Lexington Added three photos (0216au, 0216as, 0216at).
CV-60 Saratoga Added one photo (0260by).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added four photos (0269bq–0269bqb, 0269br). Enlarged one photo (026985).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added five photos (0270at–0270atc, 027017a).


April 22, 2024

Rigid Airships & "Flying Aircraft Carriers"
ZR-1 Shenandoah Added one photo (02990162).
ZR-3 Los Angeles Added three photos (02990351, 02990349, 02990350).
ZRS-4 Akron Added one photo (02990351).
ZRS-5 Macon Added one photo (02990557).

Aircraft Carriers
CV-1 Langley Added one photo (020193).
CV-2 Lexington Added Farewell Letter from Admiral Sherman.
CV-3 Saratoga Added one image (0203bi).
CV-4 Ranger Added one photo (020487).
CV-5 Yorktown Added one image (020515b).
CV-6 Enterprise Added one photo (0206ce).
CV-9 Essex Added three photos (0209cz–0209cza, 0209da).
CV-32 Leyte Added three photos (023205a, 023261, 023262).
CV-33 Kearsarge Added two photos (0233aa–0233aaa).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added three photos (0243ci, 09520372, 09210333).
CV-62 Independence Added four photos (0262bj, 0262bk–0262bkb).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added nine photos (0263eo, 0263efc–0263efj).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


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).

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