Plumleaf

  • Description

    PLUMLEAF , photographed at Portsmouth on the 27 August 1982 Pennant No: A78 Laid down: August 1958 Builder: Blyth Drydock & Engineering Co, Cowpen Quay, Blyth Launched: 29 March 1960 as CORHEATH (for William Cory and Son Ltd) Into Service: 24 August 1960 Out of service: 1986 7 November 1986 sailed Devonport for redelivery to her owners in the Far East and spent some time in Gibraltar being prepared 17 December 1986 arrived at Kaohsiung for breaking up by Cheng Yung Enterprises Ltd Taken over while building on 20 years bareboat charter and fitted for abeam fuelling. Classified as a Freighting Tankers, their disposal was averted by the Falklands Crisis. She was the first ship to pass through the Suez Canal when it re-opened 1975. See also http://www.historicalrfa.org/rfa-plumleaf-ships-details" >www.historicalrfa.org/rfa-plumleaf-ships-details
  • Owner

    TimWebb
  • Source

    Flickr (Flickr)
  • License

    What does this mean? Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike License
  • Further information

    Link: https://www.flickr.com/photos/42117802@N06/12151577143/
    Resource type: Image
    Added by: Simon Cotterill
    Last modified: 7 years, 3 months ago
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    Picture Taken: Unknown
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