Built in 1981, by Rayco Shipbuilders and Repairs Incorporated of Bourg, Louisiana (hull #79) as the Judy Alario for the Alario Towing Company Incorporated of Marrero, Louisiana.
In 2010, the tug was acquired by Daigle Towing Services Incorporated of Belle Chasse, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Miss Laurie.
Powered by two, GM 12V-71 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. She is a twin screw, towboat rated at 800 horsepower.