Built in 2011, by Raymond and Associates Incorporated of Bayou LaBatre, Alabama (hull #443) as the Scout for Harley Marine Services Incorporated of Seattle, Washington.
Named for actor John “Jack” Hoxie's horse, Scout. Who starred in multiple silent, western movies. Including the film "Ridin’ Romance."
In 2019, Harley Marine Services became Centerline Logistics Corporation of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug retained her name.
In 2020, the tug was acquired by Hines Furlong Line of Nashville, Tennessee. Where she was renamed Old Hickory.
Powered by two, Cummins KTA38 M2 diesel engines. With Twin Disc 540 reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. Turning two, four bladed, fixed pitch, stainless steel propellers. For a rated 2,000 horsepower.
Her electrical service is provided by two, 70kW Cummins generator sets. The tug's capacities are 30,000 gallons of fuel, and 2,500 gallons of water.
The towing gear consists of two, 40 ton, electric, Patterson winches, mounted on her bow.
(Charles H. Bogart)