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RFA tanker. PEARLEAF - A77
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RFA tanker. PEARLEAF - A77


RFA.tanker A77-PEARLEAF - Along side at Lyness in the early seventies, picture taken from the other end
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Picture added on 15 August 2008
Comments:
Parleaf took part in the Falklands operation. I seem to remember somebody in Orkney telling me they had a relation serving on her.
Added by John Schollay on 16 August 2008
As a Customs Officer at that time - probably 1974 - I remember boarding the 'Pearleaf' in Scapa Flow, prior to her being berthed on the Golden Wharf. It was a very foggy morning and the pilotage was undertaken by Captain Billy Sinclair, Harbour Master, Kirkwall - prior to the days of Orkney Harbours Pilotage.
Added by Rob Thomson on 16 August 2008
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