Built in 1999, by Rodriguez Boatbuilders Incorporated of Bayou LaBatre, Alabama (hull #182) as the George C. for the Cvitanovic Boat Service Incorporated Belle Chasse, Louisiana.
In 2010, the tug was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Crosby Tide.
Powered by three, GM V12-71 diesel engines, with a 6:1 reduction. Turning three, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She is a triple screw tug, rated 1,800 horsepower.
Her electrical service is provided by two, GM 3-71 generator sets. The tug's capacities are 16,000 gallons of fuel oil, and 32,000 gallons of potable water.