Built in 2004, by the Providence Steamboat Company of Fall River, Massachusetts (hull #9204) as the Maurania III for the Providence Steamboat Company of Providence, Rhode Island.
In 2006, the Providence Steamboat Company was acquired by McAllister Towing and Transportation of New York, New York. Where the tug retained her name.
Powered by two EMD 16-645 E2 diesel engines, with Falk reduction gears at a ratio of 3.958:1. Turning two 114(in) by 81(in), fixed pitch, stainless steel propellers. For a rated 4,000 horsepower.
The tug's capacities are 67,500 gallons of fuel, 10,000 gallons of lube oil, and 6,900 gallons of potable water.
She is outfitted with a Teel Fire Pump, rated at 500 Gallons Per Minute. Feeding two fire stations.