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USS KOKA ATA 185 OCEAN TUG MILITARY PATCH - SERVGRU ONE

USS KOKA
ATA 185
FLEET OCEAN TUG
Military Patch
SERVGRU ONE

SIZE:  5"  Round

USS Koka (ATA-185) was a US Navy tugboat. Koka is from the phonetic spelling of Coca, formerly an Indian village in southern Arizona. Originally designated as ATR-112, she was redesignated as ATA-185 on 15 May 1944; launched 11 September 1944, by Levingston Shipbuilding Co., Orange, Texas; and commissioned on 16 November, Lt. (j.g.) Woodrow Sullivan in command. Koka as ATA-185 received one battle star for World War II service.