Built in 1970, by Peterson Builders of Sturgeon Bay, Wisconsin (hull #YTB 810) as the YTB 810 (Anoka) for the United States Navy.
A Natick class district harbor tug, her keel was laid down on October 5th 1970 and was launched on the 15th of April 1971. The tug was delivered to the United States Navy on August 31st, 1971 and placed in service to the 5th Naval District at Norfolk, Virginia.
The tug was placed out of service and struck from the Naval Register, on the 13th of March 2001. She was disposed of and sold by the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS) on the 20th of November 2001, and acquired by McAllister Towing and Transportation of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Missy McAllister.
She is a single screw tug rated at 2,400 horsepower.