In October 1943 she was commissioned. In January-February 1944 she provided antisubmarine patrol in Marshalls, also attacked Kwajalein, Eniwetok, Majuro. In March-April 1944 she strikes New Guinea and operated in Solomons area. In June 1944 she supported Saipan landing. USAAF P-47's operated from his deck. She took in the First Battle of the Philippine Sea. In July-September 1944 operated off Hawaii and training for Philippines landings. In October 1944 she supported Philippines landings. On 25-27 October 1944 she took part in the Battle of Leyte Gulf and count several Japanese military ships. In December 1944-January 1945 she supported operations on Philippines. On 5th January 1945 she was damaged by two aircraft kamikadze hits. In February-May 1945 he repaired and operated in Hawaiian area. In June-July 1945 she strikes Ryukyu, then operated in Marianas area. In August-September 1945 she supported occupation of the Northern Japan. In end of 1945 she transported veterans from Pacific to USA. In April 1946 she was decommissioned in a reserve. In June 1955 she was reclassified as utility carrier CVU-61. In September 1959 she was sold for scrap.
Took part in wars:
Battle of Pacific Ocean (1941-1945)
New Guinea Campaign (1942-1945)
Battle of Solomon Islands (Guadalcanal) (1942-1943)
Battle of the Philippine Sea (1944)
Liberation of Philippines (1944-1945)
Allied Navy Aviation air raids on Japan (1944-1945)
Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger [ 5 ];
Grumman F4F Wildcat [ 7 ].