National Register #86000089
USS Pampanito Submarine
Pier 45 At Fisherman's Wharf
USS Pampanito (SS 383) was built by the Portsmouth Naval Shipyard, Portsmouth, New Hampshire, and was commissioned on November 6, 1943. She is a fleet type
submarine of the Balao class. Her deck is of teakwood and her exterior is painted haze gray and black. She is a pre-snorkle type submarine, operating
underwater on batteries, and powered by four engines with a diesel system delivering 6,400 horsepower.
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