Built in 2014, by JT Marine Incorporated of Vancouver, Washington (hull #002) as the Washington for the Hyak Maritime Company of Middletown, Delaware.
In 2014, the tug was leased to Crowley Marine Services Incorporated of San Francisco, California. Where she retained her name.
In 2016, the tug was leased to the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where the she retained her name.
Powered by two, Tier II compliant, medium speed, General Electric 8L250, diesel engines. With Centa connectors, and carbon fiber shafting to Schottel FP1515 azimuthing stern "z drives." Outfitted with 102(in) stainless steel propellers. For a rated 6,000 horsepower.
The tug's electrical service is provided by two, Kohler 180kW generators. Driven by two, John Deere 6081A diesel engines. The tug's capacities are 158,000 gallons of fuel, and 11,000 gallons of water.
Her towing equipment consists of a JonRie 200 hawser winch. Outfitted with 600(ft) of 3(in) AmSteel hawser on the bow. As well as a JonRie 500 double drum towing winch on the stern. Outfitted with 2,400(ft) of 2.25(in) towing wire on the primary drum. And 1,800(ft) of 2(in) wire on the secondary drum.