Built in 1972, by Houma Welders, INC of Houma, Louisiana (hull #30) as the Kelly Candies for Otto Candies, LLC. of Des Allemands, Louisiana.
The tug was later sold and renamed as the OPI Captain Andrew , and then as the Gulf Wind II.
She was eventually acquired bt SeaForce Marine where she was renamed as the Chesapeake.
For a time she had worked for many years under different owners and names as far abroad as India and the Middle East.
In 2006, she was acquired by K-Sea Transportation Partnership of East Brunswick, New Jersey where she was renamed as the Sargasso Sea.
In 2010, the tug was laid up with a cracked engine block at which time she was acquired Island Tug and Barge Company of Seattle, Washington where she was renamed as the Island Voyager.
She is powered by a pair of EMD12-645E2 main engines with Western 4.12:1 reduction gears turning two 117(in) propellers on 11(in) shafts providing an estimated bollard pull of 35 tons. for a rated 2,460 horsepower.
Her tank capacities are: 72,000 gallons of fuel, 12,000 gallons of potable water and 10,000 gallons of ballast.
Her Towing gear consists of a Markey double drum TDSD-32 towing winch with a 125,000 lbs. of Line pull and a capacity of 1,800(ft) of 2(in) wire on each drum.