In June 1941 she was commissioned as AVG-1. In the second half of 1941 - early 1942 she operated off Eastern USA coast. In June 1942 she covered US fleet reinforced after Battle of Midway. In July-August 1942 she supported operations at Guadalcanal. On August 20th, 1942 she was reclassified ACV-1. In 1943-1944 she operated off Western USA coast. On July 15th, 1943 she was reclassified CVE-1. In 1944-1945 she transported aircraft and crews from USA to Pacific. In the end of 1945 she transported veterans from Pacific to USA. In March 1946 she was decommissioned in a reserve. In April 1947 she was sold for scrapping, but this process was stopped and ship was converted to for the merchant service. In 1949-1966 she operated as merchant ship. In 1966-1977 she was used by Rotterdam University a student's hostel. Then she was scrapped.
Took part in wars:
Battle of Pacific Ocean (1941-1945)
Battle of Solomon Islands (Guadalcanal) (1942-1943)
Curtiss SOC Seagull [ 4 ];
Brewster B-239/339/F2A Buffalo [ 1 ].