Built in 1972, by Breaux's Bay Craft Incorporated of Loreauville, Louisiana (hull #1246) as the Amanda A. for Anselmi Marine Incorporated of Lockport, Louisiana.
In 1998, the tug was acquired by an individual named Robert H. Reeves Jr. of Houma, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Paul R.
In 2008, she was acquired by Gulf Offshore Logistics Incorporated of Cut Off, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the Amanda A.
She is a twin screw lugger tug, rated at 900 horsepower.