Built in 2005, by Ashton Boat Construction Incorporated of Harvey, Louisiana (hull #107) as the Spirit for Progressive Barge Line Incorporated of Westwego, Louisiana.
In 2019, Progressive Barge Line Incorporated was acquired by Savage Marine Services of Salt Lake City, Utah. Where the tug retained her name.
In 2020, Savage Marine Services Incorporated was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.
Powered by two, Guascor SF240TA diesel engines. With Guascor reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. She is a twin screw towboat, rated at 1,570 horsepower.