Built in 2002, by LaForce Shipyard Incorporated of Bayou LaBatre, Alabama (hull #120) as the John 3:16 for American Tugs Incorporated of Harvey, Louisiana.
In 2010, the tug was acquired by the Marquette Transportation Company of Jefferson, Louisiana. Where she retained her name.
Powered by two, Cummins KTA38-MO diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6.39:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,700 horsepower.