Denebola sailed from Norfolk on 24 July 1944 for duty in the Mediterranean , furnishing tender services at Cagliari , Sardinia , during the invasion of southern France . She continued this duty at Ajaccio , Corsica , and St. Tropez , France, until 23 September when she put into Naples for tender duty until 27 October. She returned to Casco Bay, Maine 1 December. Arriving at Boston 30 April 1945 for repairs, Denebola got underway 13 May for the Pacific , arriving at Eniwetok 30 June. She provided upkeep and repair services to destroyers and other ships until 6 November when she sailed for San Diego , arriving 26 November. She aided in preparing ships for decommissioning until 14 February 1946 when she got underway for San Francisco . Denebola was decommissioned there 10 April 1946 and transferred to the Maritime Commission for disposal 1 July 1946.