Built in 1970, by Rayco Shipbuilders and Repair Company of Bourg, Louisiana as the Capt. Anthony for the Anthony J. Bertucci Construction Company of Metairie, Louisiana.
In 1974, the Anthony J. Bertucci Construction Company renamed the tug as the Capt. Danny.
She was later acquired by American Tugs Incorporated of Harvey, Louisiana. Where the tug was renamed as the John 3:16.
In 1981, the tug was acquired by the Thibodeaux Towing Company Incorporated of Ville Platte, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Miss Tammy.
In 2001, she was acquired by Double Eagle Marine Incorporated of New Iberia, Louisiana. Where the tug retained her name.
In 2010, the tug was acquired by the Crosby Marine Transportation Company of Golden Meadow, Louisiana. Where she was renamed as the Miss Kayla.
In 2020, Crosby Marine Transportation renamed the tug as the Emma Claire.
In 2021, she was phased out of active service and was "laid up" at Point Comfort, Texas.
In 2022, the tug was placed back into active service.
Powered by two, GM 12V-71 diesel engines, at a 5.16:1 reduction. Turning two, stainless steel, fixed pitch propellers. She was a twin screw towboat, rated at 900 horsepower.
Her electrical service was provided by two, 35kW generator sets. The tug's capacities were 9,000 gallons of fuel oil, and 8,000 gallons of potable water.