Built in 2007 by Newsouth Marine Construction at Greenville, Mississippi (hull #105) as the Laura Rodgers for J Russell Flowers Inc of Greenville, Mississippi.
The tug was leased to AEP River Operations LLC of Chesterfield, Missouri. Where she retained her name.
In 2015, she was acquired by American Commercial Barge Line of Jeffersonville, Indiana. Where the tug retained her name.
Powered by two CAT 3516B diesel engines, with Reintjes reverse reduction gears, at a ratio of 4.955:1. Turning two propellers For a rated 3,300 horsepower.