On April 18th, 1942 she launched 18 ground-base B-25 bomber to attack targets at Tokyo and Yokosuka. It was famous Doolittle Raid. In June 1942 she took part in the Battle of Midway. Her aircraft destroyed one Japanese cruiser and damaged some other ships. During August-October 1942 she operated in Solomons Islands area. On October 26th, 1942 during the Battle of the Santa Cruz Islands she was very heavily damaged by Japanese Naval aviation and abandoned by her crew. On the next day she was torpedoed by US destroyers and sank.
Took part in wars:
Battle of Pacific Ocean (1941-1945)
The Doolittle Tokyo Raid (1942)
Battle of Midway (1942)
Battle of Solomon Islands (Guadalcanal) (1942-1943)
Brewster SBA/SBN [ 1 ];
Douglas SBD Dauntless/A-24 Banshee [ 2 ];
Douglas TBD Devastator [ 3 ];
North American B-25 Mitchell [ 1 ];
Grumman F4F Wildcat [ 3 ].