RFA Orangeleaf (A110)
RFA Orangeleaf during refit at Cammell Laird, Birkenhead
|Identification:||Pennant number: A110
Call sign: GURK
IMO number: 7342005
MMSI number: 233304000
|Al Faw 2003|
|Status:||Laid up at Birkenhead (In service)|
|Class and type:||Leaf-class fleet support tanker|
|Length:||560 ft (170.69 m)|
|Beam:||85 ft (25.91 m)|
|Draught:||36 ft (10.97 m)|
|Speed:||15 knots (28 km/h)|
|Armament:||2 20mm GAM-BO1
4 7.62 mm GPMGs
Orangeleaf saw action in the Gulf War in 1991. During early-to-mid-2004, the ship took part in a deployment with a French carrier battle group, centred on the aircraft carrier Charles de Gaulle, to the Indian Ocean. She also appeared in the International Fleet Review of 2005.
On 23 October 2009, she was moved from Birkenhead dry-docks into the River Mersey and so to the Cammell Laird shipyard to continue a major refit.
In 2011, she conducted a light jackstay transfer with HMS Dragon.
- "ORANGELEAF". www.marinetraffic.com. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
- "The RFA ORANGELEAF". www.fleetmon.com. Retrieved 9 December 2012.
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