Built in 1963, by Mobile Ship Repair of Mobile, Alabama (hull #YTB 770) as the YTB-770 (Dahloega) for the United States Navy.
A Natick class district harbor tug. Her keel was laid down on November 4th 1963, she was launched on March 23rd, 1964. And, delivered to the United States Navy on August 4th, 1964.
She was placed in service at 5th Naval District, at Norfolk, Virginia. The date she was placed out of service, is unknown as well. However, she was struck from the Naval Register on March 13th, 2001. And transferred to the Defense Reutilization and Marketing Service (DRMS).
In 2001, the tug was acquired by McAllister Towing and Transportation of New York, New York. Where she was renamed as the Jeffrey K. McAllister.
She is a single screw tug rated at 2,000 horsepower.