SAVE WITH COUPON

ADDRESS Pier 45, San Francisco, CA, United States

WEBSITE https://maritime.org/

PHONE 415-775-1943

HOURS Open at 9:00 Daily

Welcome aboard the USS Pampanito.
During the late 1930’s, the United States was gradually building up its fleet to the limits authorized by the Washington Naval Treaty. The pace quickened when in 1939 World War II began in Europe. However, it was the fall of France in June 1940 that caused the full mobilization of the nation. By the 7 Dec 1941 Imperial Japanese attack on Pearl Harbor, the United States had started an enlarged submarine building program. Pampanito was built in 1943 at the Navy Yard Portsmouth, New Hampshire, in just 9 months, and at a cost of 6 million dollars. She was one of the most advanced fighting systems of her day. By 1943, the role of U.S. submarines was to control the shipping lanes, gather intelligence, and a few special missions. The same roles played by submarines today. Far beyond any expectations at the start of the war, the U.S. Navy fleet submarines were instrumental in the Allied victory in the Pacific. Today, Pampanito serves as a museum and a memorial to the submarine service of the U.S. Navy — which we proudly call the “Silent Service”.

$5.00 OFF General Admission to the USS Pampanito
$5.00 OFF General Admission to the USS Pampanito

Pier 45, San Francisco, CA, United States

Visited 419 times, 5 Visits today

Related Listings

Madame Tussauds

866-223-4240

145 Jefferson Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

https://www.madametussauds.com/

Pinpoint

Fisherman’s Wharf’s newest attraction! Experience the World-Famous Madame Tussauds wax museum from London! No ropes or barriers – get close to your favorite stars! Read more…

Blazing Saddles Bike Rentals & Tours – Powell

415-202-8888

2555 Powell Street, San Francisco, CA, United States

Open 8:00am Daily

http://www.blazingsaddles.com/san-francisco

Pinpoint

Bike the Golden Gate Bridge to Sausalito and return by ferry! Blazing Saddles is proud to be the first, and continues to be the best “Bike the Bridge” company in San Francisco. Read more…

Pier Market

415-989-7437

Pier 39, San Francisco, CA, United States

http://piermarket.com/

Pinpoint

Pier Market has been selling San Francisco’s freshest seafood from our restaurant and fish market for over 30 years. Voted “Best Seafood in San Francisco” by KRON 4 TV’s Best of the Bay, Pier Market is an authentic fish house where the locals dine. Read more…