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 she retained her name.
In 1993, the Eklof Marine Corporation was acquired by the K-Sea Transportation Partnership Incorporated of East Brunswick, New Jersey. Where the tug retained her name.
In 2011, the K-Sea Transportation Partnership Incorporated 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 the tug retained her name.
In 2020, the tug was acquired by Fournier Tugs LLC. of Portland, Maine. Where she was renamed as the Carol. Named for the founder of Fournier Tugs LLC. Captain Fournier’s late mother, Carol Fournier.
In 2020, she was "bareboat" chartered by the Tradewinds Towing Company of New Orleans, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.
Originally powered by two, Detroit Diesel 12V71 diesel engines and rated 1,800 horsepower. In 2014, the Vane Brothers Company re powered her with two, Tier II compliant, Cummins K38-M diesel engines. She is a twin screw tug, rated at 2,000 horsepower.