Built in 2003, by Rodriguez Boat Builders Incorporated of Bayou LaBatre, Alabama (hull #232) as the Gloria G. Cheramie for A.T. Cheramie Incorporated of New Orelans, Louisiana.
In 2007, the tug was acquired by the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Miss Gloria.
Powered by three, Cummins KTA-38 M1 diesel engines. With Twin Disc 5225 reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. Turning three 79(in) by 79(in), stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers, mounted in kort nozzles. She is a triple screw tug, rated at 3,000 horsepower.
Her electrical service is provided by two, 60kW, Cummins 6-B generator sets. The tug's capacities are 60,000 gallons of fuel, 220 gallons of lube, and 10,000 gallons of potable water.
The towing equipment consists of a Cross 7000, double drum, waterfall, towing winch. Outfitted with 2,400(ft) of 1.75(in) towing wire.