View Larger Image USS Koka ATA-185 By Craig Rothhammer|2013-04-04T13:35:52+00:00March 29th, 2013|ATA, Navy|1 Comment Share This Story, Choose Your Platform! FacebookTwitterLinkedInRedditGoogle+TumblrPinterestVkEmail About the Author: Craig Rothhammer Related Posts USS Chickasaw ATF-83 USS Chickasaw ATF-83 USS Utina ATF-163 USS Utina ATF-163 USS Tenino ATF-115 USS Tenino ATF-115 USS Mosopelea ATF-158 USS Mosopelea ATF-158 USS Tillamook ATA-192 USS Tillamook ATA-192 One Comment Jerry M. Brittsan July 20, 2015 at 9:41 pm Log in to Reply I recall the large Crane shown as a tow, it was a missile retriever used at Wilson Cove San Clemente Island during the Polaris Missile experiment days (circa) 1959 1961 it broke loose from it mooring during a storm and we went to retrieve it it crashed against the starboard side and crushed the gunnel tearing a piece of it out pictured in another photo I believe, CO was Lt Murrell oil was pumped overboard to calm the water so we could tie up to the crane and take it to San Diego. Leave A Comment Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.