Built in 2003, by Sneed Shipbuilding Incorporated of Orange, Texas (hull #317) as the Mr. Bennett for Marine Rentals Incorporated of Orange, Texas.
In 2004, the tug was acquired by the Megafleet Towing Company Incorporated of Pasadena, Texas. Where she retained her name.
In 2009, she was acquired by the Kinder Morgan Channel Services Company Houston, Texas. Where the tug retained her name.
In 2011, the tug was acquired by the Kirby Corporation of Channelview, Texas. Where she retained her name.
Repowered in 2007, she is driven by two Caterpillar C18 diesel engines. With Twin Disc reduction gears, at a ratio of 6:1. She is a twin screw, towboat, rated at 1,000 horsepower.