Hull Number: DD-257
Launch Date: 05/08/2019
Commissioned Date: 09/02/2019
Decommissioned Date: 09/09/1940
Namesake: GIDEON WELLES
Transferred to England 09/09/1940 as HMS CAMEPON (I-02). Damage by bombs from German aircraft at Portsmouth Naval Base, England on 12/15/1940. Salvaged and used for shock trails from 07/1942 to 08/1943. Scrapped 11/1944.