21 August to 3 November Operating with Fast Carrier Task Forces
as part of Group 38.4 including the
31 August to 3 September Air and surface bombardment
against Iwo Jima and Chiani Jima Islands.
Air and surface bombardment against Yap Islands.
Carrier strikes against the Palau Islands in support of amphibious assault.
Carrier strikes against Okinawa Jima.
Carrier strikes against Formosa.
Carrier strikes against Luzon, Philippine Islands.
Air support for amphibious assault against Leyte and Samar Islands,
Second Battle of Philippine Sea.
Air support for newly established forces in Central Philippine Islands.
4 November to 2 December Operating under the tactical command of
Commander Carrier Division 29
with escort carrier group including the following Operations :
Providing air cover for convoys
enroute between Palau Islands and Leyte
Gulf, and Philippine Islands.
Operating with Screen of Task Group 11.12
in Mindanao and Sula Seas
providing air cover and heavy
support for assult invading Mindoro Island
in Central Philippines.
3-17 January 1945
Operating with Task Group 77.4 in the China Sea
providing air cover and
air support for the forces invading Lingayen
Gulf, Luzon Island.