Destroyer Division 38
was comprised of three Benson Class and one Gleaves Class Destroyers
which saw action during World War Two in all three theaters of war.
USS GILLESPIE, USS HOBBY, and USS KALK were Benson Class
and USS WELLES was Gleaves Class.
The four sister Tin-Cans earned a total of 35 Battle Stars.
They were built, commissioned,
and decommissioned between 1942 and 1946.
This site is dedicated to the gallant
Officers and Men who crewed each ship.