Built in 1978, by Modern Marine Power Incorporated of Houma, Louisiana (hull #23) as the Falcon for the South Bay Fuel Transportation Company of Shirley, New York.
In 1989, the tug was acquired by the Eklof Marine Corporation of Staten Island, New York. Where the tug retained her name.
In 1993, the Eklof Marine Corporation was acquired by the K-Sea Transportation Partnership of East Brunswick, New Jersey. Where the tug retained her name.
In 2011, the K-Sea Transportation Partnership was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.
In 2013, the Kirby Corporation's Philadelphia Operation also known as River Associates Incorporated. Was acquired by the Vane Brothers Company of Baltimore, Maryland. Where she retained her name.
The tug was originally powered by two, Detroit Diesel 12V71 diesel engines For a rated 1,800 horsepower.
In 2014, the Vane Brothers Company repowered her with two, Tier II compliant, Cummins K38-M diesel engines. For a rated 2,000 horsepower.