National Register of Historic Places in San Francisco
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.