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RFA Oakleaf (A111)

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RFA Oakleaf (A111) was a Leaf-class fleet support tanker, formerly of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary, and the second ship to bear the name. [1]

18 relations: Aliağa, Caribbean, Derrick, Diesel fuel, HMNB Portsmouth, Jet fuel, Leaf-class tanker, MAN Diesel, Montserrat, Operation Uphold Democracy, RFA Bayleaf (A109), RFA Brambleleaf (A81), RFA Orangeleaf (A110), Royal Fleet Auxiliary, Soufrière Hills, Sweden, Variable-pitch propeller, West Indies.

Aliağa

Aliağa, is a town and a district of Izmir Province in the Aegean Region of Turkey.

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Caribbean

The Caribbean is a region that consists of the Caribbean Sea, its islands (some surrounded by the Caribbean Sea and some bordering both the Caribbean Sea and the North Atlantic Ocean) and the surrounding coasts.

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Derrick

A derrick is a lifting device composed at minimum of one guyed mast, as in a gin pole, which may be articulated over a load by adjusting its guys.

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Diesel fuel

Diesel fuel in general is any liquid fuel used in diesel engines, whose fuel ignition takes place, without any spark, as a result of compression of the inlet air mixture and then injection of fuel.

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HMNB Portsmouth

Her Majesty's Naval Base, Portsmouth (HMNB Portsmouth) is one of three operating bases in the United Kingdom for the British Royal Navy (the others being HMNB Clyde and HMNB Devonport).

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Jet fuel

Jet fuel, aviation turbine fuel (ATF), or avtur, is a type of aviation fuel designed for use in aircraft powered by gas-turbine engines.

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Leaf-class tanker

The Leaf class is a class of support tanker of the British Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA).

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MAN Diesel

MAN Diesel SE is a European manufacturer of large-bore diesel engines for marine propulsion systems and power plant applications.

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Montserrat

Montserrat is a Caribbean island in the Leeward Islands, which is part of the chain known as the Lesser Antilles, in the West Indies.

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Operation Uphold Democracy

Operation Uphold Democracy (19 September 1994 – 31 March 1995) was a military intervention designed to remove the military regime installed by the 1991 Haitian coup d'état that overthrew the elected President Jean-Bertrand Aristide.

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RFA Bayleaf (A109)

RFA Bayleaf (A109) was a Leaf-class support tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

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RFA Brambleleaf (A81)

RFA Brambleleaf (A81) was a Leaf-class support tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

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RFA Orangeleaf (A110)

RFA Orangeleaf was a Leaf-class fleet support tanker of the Royal Fleet Auxiliary.

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Royal Fleet Auxiliary

The Royal Fleet Auxiliary (RFA) is a civilian-manned fleet owned by the United Kingdom's Ministry of Defence, whose purpose is to support the Royal Navy to maintain operations around the world.

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Soufrière Hills

The Soufrière Hills volcano is an active, complex stratovolcano with many lava domes forming its summit, on the Caribbean island of Montserrat.

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Sweden

Sweden (Sverige), officially the Kingdom of Sweden (Swedish), is a Scandinavian country in Northern Europe.

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Variable-pitch propeller

A controllable-pitch propeller (CPP) or variable-pitch propeller is a type of propeller with blades that can be rotated around their long axis to change the blade pitch.

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West Indies

The West Indies or the Caribbean Basin is a region of the North Atlantic Ocean in the Caribbean that includes the island countries and surrounding waters of three major archipelagoes: the Greater Antilles, the Lesser Antilles and the Lucayan Archipelago.

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References

[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/RFA_Oakleaf_(A111)

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