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The Aircraft Carrier Archive currently contains 237 pages with 13,545 still images and 20 video clips
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January 11, 2021

CV-66 America Added one photo (0266as) and one item of memorabilia (1).


January 9, 2021

CV-2 Lexington Added seven photos (0202ay–0202ayd, 020254a–020254b). Enlarged one photo (020254)
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added six photos (023175–023175c, 023176, 023177).
CV-34 Oriskany Added seven photos (023474b–023474e, 0234ci–0234cib).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.
CVN-72 Abraham Lincoln Added two photos (0272at, 0272au).
CVN-73 George Washington Added one photo (0273ay). Enlarged one photo (027344).
CVN-74 John C. Stennis Added one patch (027417d1).
CVN-75 Harry S. Truman Added one photo (0275aa).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added one photo (0276bq).
CVN-77 George H.W. Bush Added one photo (027786).
CVN-78 Gerald R. Ford Added one photo (027840b).
CVN-79 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (027932a).
CVN-81 Doris Miller Added one image (028101d).


December 29, 2020

CV-43 Coral Sea Added 19 photos (0243bha, 0243bba, 0243bm–0243bma, 0243awz, 0243bk, 0243bj, 0243avl–0243avp, 0243bfa–0243bfb, 0243bl, 0243bn–0243bnc).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added two photos (024799, 024700).
CV-63 Kitty Hawk Added four photos (0263dd, 0263dc, 026310b–026310c).
CV-64 Constellation Added one photo (026499a).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added two photos (0162009–0265er).
CV-66 America Added four photos (026682d–026682g).
CV-67 John F. Kennedy Added one photo (0267ct).
CVN-68 Nimitz Added one photo (0268bv).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added one patch (026959e).
CVN-70 Carl Vinson Added one photo (091920239).
CVN-71 Theodore Roosevelt Added one photo (0271aa).


December 19, 2020

CV-41 Midway Added two photos (0241cb, 0241cc).
CV-43 Coral Sea Added five photos (0243bi–0243bid).
CV-45 Valley Forge Added three photos (024564a, 024574–024574a).
CV-47 Philippine Sea Added one photo (024798).
CVL-48 Saipan Added two photos (024854d–024854e).
CV-59 Forrestal Enlarged two photos (025906, 0259co). Added one photo (0259aad).
CV-60 Saratoga Added one photo (0260aq).
CV-61 Ranger Added one item of memorabilia (1). Corrected caption (140981505).
CV-62 Independence Added three photos (026996b–026996c, 0262ad) and part of the Christening Program.
CV-64 Constellation Added four photos (0264bz, 0264bxa, 0264by–0264bya). Enlarged one photo (0264aw) and added three photos (0264awa–0264awc).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added two photos (0265ep, 0265eq). Enlarged one photo and added graphic (0265az). Enhanced one photo (026522).
CVN-69 Dwight D. Eisenhower Added two photos (026996b–026996c). Updated listing of the ship's commanding officers.


December 6, 2020

CV-8 Hornet Updated Reunion info.
CV-9 Essex Updated Reunion info.
CV-12 Hornet Updated Reunion info.
CV-31 Bon Homme Richard Added two photos (023174–023174a).
CV-32 Leyte Added one photo (023251).
CV-33 Kearsarge Enhanced one photo (023378). Added one photo (023390).
CV-34 Oriskany Added eight images (0234ch, 0234cf–0234cd, 023434a, 023445i–023445j).
CV-36 Antietam Added one item of memorabilia (1).
CV-37 Princeton Added one item of memorabilia (023747).
CV-38 Shangri-La Added one photo (0238ah).
CV-39 Lake Champlain Added Christening Program.
CV-40 Tarawa Added one item of memorabilia (1).
CV-41 Midway Added three photos (0241ca, 0241by, 0241bz).
CV-42 Franklin D. Roosevelt Added two items of memorabilia (1, 2).
CVN-65 Enterprise Added 10 photos (0265el, 0265en–0265enb, 0265em–0265emd, 0265eo).
CVN-76 Ronald Reagan Added three photos (0276bo, 0276bp–0276bpa).


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.

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