Completed as a C4 type troopship shortly after V-J Day, the MARINE FLASHER went to San Francisco from where shedeparted in late September 1945 for Okinawa and Inchon, Korea. Returning to Seattle in November, the ship next left (onChristmas Day 1945) for Shanghai and Inchon. She returned from that voyage to Los Angeles in February and on 7 March 1946, departed, via the Panama Canal, for New York. The MARINE FLASHER sailed from New York on 25 April 1946 for Oslo (Sweden) and Bremen (Germany).