When the Sixth Fleet formed up prior the raid on the Torros III Shipyards, she was assigned to the 101st Tactical Wing's Escort Wing Two, commanded by Captain Nikolas Stone from the USS Lionheart. He and his CHENG David Mitchell did an inspection of the vessel prior to the raid. ("Declaration")
Several crew members were killed Operation Return, including Peterson, resulting in the XO assuming command.
Kelva would command the Sohar for the remainder of the war.
The vessel was named for a type of ship found in the Second Edition Dungeons and Dragons manual, Of Ships and the Sea.