In 1959-1969 she was converted to the amphibious assault carrier. In the first half of 1960's she operated in South-East Asia area. In the end of 1962 she took part in the nuclear weapons test series, Operation Dominic. In 1965-1968 she took part in the Vietnam War. In 1969 she was recovery ship for Apollo-10 and Apollo-11 spaceships. In 1970 she decommissioned and stricken from the Naval Vessel Register. In 1971 she was sold for scrapping.
Took part in wars:
Vietnam War (1st period) (1965-1968)