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RFA APPLELEAF (2) 1959-1970

In October 1967, Appleleaf was part of the Aden taskforce. The RFA charter ceased at the end of 1969. Scrapped Argentina 1980. Photo 1959.
2nd Leaf Class. Approx DWT 17000 - 18000. Bareboat chartered.
RFA Appleleaf (2). A83. (Ex George Lyras). 1959 - 1972. RFA Bayleaf (2) A79. (Ex London Integrity) 1959 - 1973. RFA Brambleleaf (2) A81. (Ex London Loyalty) 1959 - 1972. RFA Cherryleaf (2) A82. (Ex Laurelwood) 1959 - 1966. RFA Cherryleaf (3) A82. (ex Overseas Adventurer) 1973 - 1979. RFA Orangeleaf ((2) A80. (Ex Southern Satellite) 1959 - 1978. RFA Pearleaf (2) A77. 1960 - 1986, RFA Plumleaf (2) A78.1960 - 1986.
Machinery: Appleleaf, Bayleaf, Brambleleaf, Orangeleaf 1 X NEME/Doxford 6-cylinder diesel, 6800bhp, single shaft Cherryleaf (1953) 1 x NEME/Doxford 6-cylinder diesel, 6600bhp, single shaft Cherryleaf (1963) 1 X MAN 7-cylinder diesel, 8400bhp, single shaft Pearleaf1 x Rowan/Doxford 6-cylinder diesel, 8OOObhp, single shaft Plumleaf 1 x NEME/Doxford 6-cylinder diesel, 9500bhp, single shaft
Speeds: Cherryleaf (1953) 13.5 knots; Bayleaf, Brambleleaf, Plumleaf 14 knots; Cherryleaf(1963) 14.5 knots; Orangeleaf, Pearleaf 15 knots

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