The SB2C was used by the Australia, Britain, and United States.
VS-9 received the SB2C in December 1942.
The VB-17 on the USS Bunker Hill conducted a raid on Rabaul on November 11, 1943.
The Australians used 10 Shrikes in 1943 to 1944. None became operational.
Only 26 Canadian built SB2Cs were delivered to the United Kingdom out of 450 that were ordered by 1944. None became operational.
The United States Navy used 5,516 during World War II.
The United States Air Force used the SB2C Helldiver as a trainer and a target tower. These were called the A-25A and there were 900 produced and most of these were used by the United States Marine Corps.
The Helldivers remained in service until 1949.