Built in 1955 by National Steel and Shipbuilding Company (NASSCO) of San Diego, California (hull #231) as the LT-2084 for the United States Army.
In 1968, the tug was transferred to the United States Navy. Where she was designated as the YTM-757 (Wahpeton).
In 1974, she was acquired by Crowley Marine Services Incorporated of San Francisco, California. Where the tug was renamed as Jodi R.
The tug was later acquired by the Smith Rice Derrick Company of Alameda, California. Where she retained her name.
In 1980, she was acquired by the Campbell Towing Company of Wrangell, Alaska. Where the tug was renamed as Lynne.
In 2006, the tug was acquired by the Island Tug and Barge Company of Seattle, Washington. Where she was renamed as Island Star.
In 2015, she was acquired by the Salmon Bay Barge Line Incorporated of Seattle, Washington. Where the tug was renamed as Tausen.
Powered by a single, six cylinder, Cooper Bessemer diesel engine. She is a single screw tug, rated at 2,200 horsepower.
(Kyle Stubbs, Captain Ric Shrewsbury, Captain Russell Shrewsbury, Captain Rick Wilson, Samuel C. Moore)