In March 1944 she was commissioned. In Spring - early Summer 1944 she ferried aircraft from US to Hawaii. In July 1944 she transported aircraft to Eniwetok and Majuro atolls. In the second half of Summer 1944 she provided air cover for the amphibious landings at Peleliu and Anguar. In October 1944 she supported Leyte, Philippines landings. However she did't participated in Battle for Leyte Gulf because transfer her aircraft to other carriers and proceed to Morotai for replacements. In January 1945 she supported Lingayen Gulf, Philippines landings. In February-March 1945 she supported operations against Iwo-Jima. In March-April 1945 she supported operations against Okinawa. In May-August 1945 she repaired in USA. In August 1945 she transported aircraft to Guam. In end of 1945 she transported veterans from Pacific to USA. In June 1946 she was decommissioned in a reserve. In June 1955 she was reclassified as escort helicopter carrier CVHE-82, but never converted. In November 1959 she was sold for scrap.
Took part in wars:
Battle of Pacific Ocean (1941-1945)
Liberation of Philippines (1944-1945)
Battle of Okinawa (1945)
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