Built in 1992, by VT Halter Marine Incorporated of Escatawpa, Mississippi (hull #116) as the Barbara E. Bouchard for the Bouchard Transportation Company of Melville, New York.
In 2013, the tug was outfitted with an INTERcon coupler system. Although the tug was fitted with a coupler system. Her traditional towing equipment was retained to allow for traditional towing.
Powered by two, EMD 16-645-F7B diesel engines. Turning two, bronze, fixed pitch propellers. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 6,140 horsepower.
The tug's capacities are 8,453 gallons of potable water, and 162,202 gallons of fuel.