In October 1942 she 20 marine fighter planes to Guadalcanal. In February-June 1943 she begin on transport duty carrying aircraft, aviation stores and personnel to the forward bases in the New Hebrides, Fijis, and New Caledonia and Hawaii. In June 1944 she supported the Marianas operation by supplying replacement pilots and aircraft to carriers of the 5th Fleet. On July 28th, 1944 she transported to San Diego captured Japanese planes (13 Zero and 1 Kate) and equipment (37 engines) to be used for intelligence and training purposes. In the second half of 1944 she was overhaul, and then used as to transport duty only. Until the end of the war she made six voyages to Pacific combat area. In September-December 1945 she took part in massive evacuation of American troops (Operation Magic Carpet). In July 1946 decommissioned and placed in reserve. She was redesignated as a helicopter escort carrier CVHE-12 in June 1955. She was sold for scrap in 1961.
Took part in wars:
Battle of Pacific Ocean (1941-1945)
Battle of Solomon Islands (Guadalcanal) (1942-1943)
Battle of the Philippine Sea (1944)
Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger [ 4 ].