Built in 1969, by Sampit Towing Incorporated of Georgetown, South Carolina (hull #101) as the W. T. Coppedge Sr. for Wayland T. Coppedge Jr. of the White Stack Towing Company of Jacksonville, Florida.
In 1978, the White Stack Towing Company was acquired by the Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corporation of New York, New York. Where the tug was renamed as the Peter G. Turecamo.
In 1998, the Turecamo Coastal and Harbor Towing Corporation was acquired by the the Moran Towing Corporation of New Canaan, Connecticut. Where the tug retained her name.
She is is a twin screw tug, rated at 2,800 horsepower.