She served as an anti-submarine warfare carrier, the ship's crew was drawn from Royal Canadian Navy, flight crew were Royal Navy. On August 22nd, 1944, while returning from a strike against the German battleship Tirpitz (Operation Goodwood), she was heavily damaged by U-354 German submarine in the Barents Sea. 21 men were lost. She was eventually judged not worth repairing, abandoned then cannibalized for other ships and decommissioned on September 30th, 1944. She was returned to USA and sold into merchant service in October 1946 as the merchant Nabob (later renamed Glory). She was scrapped in Taiwan in 1977.
Took part in wars:
Battle of Atlantic (1939-1945)
Raids against the German battleship Tirpitz (1944)
Grumman TBF/TBM Avenger [ 1 2 ];
Grumman F4F Wildcat [ 2 ].