Built in 1980, by the Houma Shipbuilding Company of Houma, Louisiana (hull #70) as the General E. Lee for the Lee Marine Towing Company of Cut Off, Louisiana
In 2005, the tug was acquired the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Crosby General.
Powered by two, GM 12V-71 diesel engines, with a 6:1 reduction. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 1,000 horsepower.
Her electrical service is provided by two 30kW generator sets. The tug's capacities are 12,000 gallons of fuel oil, and 12,000 gallons of potable water.