This tug was built in 1961 under the name "DANBY CROSS" at the shipyard ; J. Pollock Sons & Co. at Faversham (YN 2123).
Owners ; Tees Towing Co. Ltd. - Middlesbrough.
In 1975 sold to Sleepdienst Willem Muller B.V. - Terneuzen (Netherlands), renamed "FINLAND".
In 1984 owners were taken over by Wijsmuller B.V. - IJmuiden (Netherlands), name unchanged.
In 1991 owners changed to Unie van Redding & Sleepdienst B.V. - Terneuzen (Netherlands), name unchanged
In 1992 sold to F. Staal Handelsonderneming - Zwijndrecht, resold to Sloopbedrijf Travis - Haarlem (Netherlands) for scrap.
In 1994 sold to Partyship Chr. de Jonge - Amsterdam (Netherlands) to be converted into a party boat.
In 1997/1998 rebuilding finished and renamed "OSTARA".
In 2000 sold to N.P.M. - Amsterdam (Netherlands), name unchanged
In 2002 sold to Spido B.V. - Rotterdam (Netherlands), name unchanged