RFA Brambleleaf (1959)
|Builder:||Furness Shipbuilding, Stockton-on-Tees, England|
|Launched:||16 April 1953 as London Loyalty|
|Commissioned:||22 May 1959 and renamed Bayleaf|
|Decommissioned:||Returned to her owners in March 1972 & name changed to Mayfair Loyalty|
|Renamed:||London Loyalty (1954-53), Mayfair Loyalty (1972-76)|
|Homeport:||London (with LOF), Monrovia (with Mayfair Tankers)|
|Fate:||Scrapped in February 1976|
|Class and type:||Leaf class tanker|
|Displacement:||12,123 long tons (13,578 ST; 12,318 t) gross, 7,042 long tons (7,887 ST; 7,155 t) net, 17,960 long tons (20,120 ST; 18,250 t) deadweight|
|Propulsion:||1 × 6-cylinder Doxford diesel.|
RFA Brambleleaf was built by Furness Shipbuilding of Stockton-on-Tees. She was launched as the civilian London Loyalty for London & Overseas Freighters in 1953 and completed on 8 Janyary 1954. She was a sister ship of the RFA Bayleaf (A79) built by the same shipyard for LOF the following year.
She was bareboat chartered for the RFA in 1959 and renamed RFA Brambleleaf. She was returned to her owners in 1972, who transferred her to their Mayfair Tankers subsidiary and registered her in Liberia as the Mayfair Loyalty.
- "London & Overseas Freighters 1941-97". LOF-News. http://www.lof-news.co.uk/History%20&%20Headers%201-2-3/lof1.htm. Retrieved 29 June 2010.
- Sedgwick, Stanley (1993) . Kinnaird, Mark; O'Donoghue, K.J.. eds. London & Overseas Freighters, 1948-92: A Short History. World Ship Society. ISBN 0905617681.
- Sedgwick, Stanley; Sprake, R.F. (1977). London & Overseas Freighters Limited 1949-1977. World Ship Society. ISBN 0905617010.
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