She was laid down as ACV-64 USS Didrickson Bay, but later renamed USS Tripoli. In October 1943 she was commissioned. In 1944 she operated in Atlantic in anti-submarine role. In January 1945 she sailed to Pacific. In February 1945 she transported many supplies, fighters and bombers to Roi, in the Marshall Islands. During the rest part of the WW2 she operated in Hawaii in trainer role. In the end of 1945 she took part in the operation Magic Carpet - repatriation of American military personnel from Pacific. In May 1946 she was decommissioned in reserve. Due to outbreak of the Korean War she was recommissioned in January 1952. In 1952-1958 she served under Military Sea Transportation Service (MSTS) control and used as an aircraft transport and ferry. She made many transport voyages, mostly to European and Mediterranean ports, but to the Japan too (with load of F-84's aircraft for operation in Korean War). In 1955 she was redesignated CVU-64 and later in 1958 T-CVU-64. In 1958 she was decommissioned. In 1960 she was scrapped in Japan.
Took part in wars:
Battle of Atlantic (1939-1945)
Battle of Pacific Ocean (1941-1945)
Korean War (1950-1953)
Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger [ 2 ].