Built in 1944, by Everett Marine Ways of Everett, Washington (hull #YT 289) as the YT-289 (Sakaweston) for the United States Navy.
In 1960, the tug was acquired by the Foss Launch and Tug Company of Tacoma, Washington. For the Bellingham Tug and Barge Company of Bellingham, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Lummi Bay.
In 1969, she was transferred to the Foss Launch and Tug Company of Tacoma, Washington. Where she was renamed as the Lorna Foss.
In 1990, the tug was sold, and renamed as the Blackfish.
In 1992, the tug was acquired by an individual named Randall T. Miller. Where she was renamed as the Rio Cuale.
She is no longer in documentation, Her current and, or final disposition is unknown.