Built in 1966, by Pacific Coast Engineering of Alameda, California (hull #212) as the Sea Racer for Crowley Marine Services of San Francisco, California.
In 2002, the tug was acquired by the McAllister Towing and Transportation Company of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Buckley McAllister.
In 2012, the tug was acquired by the Island Trader Shipping Company of Union County, New Jersey. Where she was renamed as the Sea Racer. Where she operates under a Guyana flag.
Powered by a single, EMD 16-645-E5 diesel engine. With a Falk reduction gear, at a ratio of 4.536:1. Turning a single, five bladed, 123(in) by 94.5(in) fixed pitch, propeller. For a rated at 3,000 horsepower.