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Hull Number: DD-257

Launch Date: 05/08/2019

Commissioned Date: 09/02/2019

Decommissioned Date: 09/09/1940


Namesake: GIDEON WELLES

GIDEON WELLES


Disposition:

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.