Built in 1979, by Terrebonne Shipbuildiers Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #17) as the Kathleen for Weeks Marine Incorporated of Cranford, New Jersey
Powered by two, Tier II compliant, Cummins QSK 19-MCRS diesel engines. With Twin Disc MG-527 reduction gears. Turning two, 60(in) by 46(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,300 horsepower.
Her electrical service is provided by two, 90kW generator sets. Driven by two, Detroit Diesel 6-71 diesel engines. The tug's capacities are 15,000 gallons of fuel, 150 gallons of lube oil, and 3,000 gallons of water.
The towing equipment consists of a single drum, Smatco 34, towing winch. Outfitted with 1,100(ft) of 1.25(in) towing wire. Driven by a single Detroit Diesel 3-71 diesel engine.