In 1936-1937 she was overhauled and converted to the seaplane. In December 1941 when US entered the WW2 she was anchored off Cavite, Philippines. When Japanese invaded Philippines she sailed to the Dutch East Indies. On January 1st, 1942 she arrived to the Darwing, Australia and became part of the American-British-Dutch-Australian Command naval forces. In January-February 1942 she supported RAAF in antisubmarine patrols out of Darwin, them took part in two convoys in this region. On February 27th, 1942 she was heavily damaged by Japanese bombers and abandoned. She was attacked by her escorts and sunk to prevent fall into enemy.
Took part in wars:
Battle of Pacific Ocean (1941-1945)
Netherlands East Indies campaign (1941-1942)