Built in 1980, by Thames Shipyard and Repair Company of New London, Connecticut (hull #104) as the Paul A. Wronowski for the Thames Towboat Company of New London, Connecticut.
Designed by John W. Gilbert and Associates of Hingham, Massachusetts. For the Thames Towboat Company of New London, Connecticut. She is named for Paul A. Wronowski, brother of the Thames Towboat company's President John P. Wronowski.
Powered by two, Cummins KTA-3067M diesel engines. With Niigata (Nico) reduction gears with a 2.51:1 ratio. With two, Niagata ZP-2 azimuthing z drives. Providing an additional 2.12:1, reduction to the fixed pitch propellers. For a rated 3,400 horsepower.
Her electrical service is provided by two, 60kW Detroit Diesel generator sets. With two, Quincy 725 air compressors, and six Burke transfer pumps that are powered off of the generator sets.
The towing equipment consists of a single drum, Almon Johnson towing winch. And, an electric capstan on the bow.