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L.E. Macha1043 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha993 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1021 viewsIn Spanish shawls and sombreros - purchased in Gibraltar - P.Os Cashin and Bermingham of the L.E. Macha strike a pose
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L.E. Macha1051 viewsRunning repairs in the Mediterranean. Even Naval Officers are adept needle-wielders! Scene on wing of bridge of L.E. Macha.
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L.E. Macha1047 viewsIts not all blue seas and flying fish in the Mediterranean! Seamen Hickey and O'Sullivan carry on with the fatigues
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L.E. Macha1037 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1068 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1013 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha963 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1003 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1050 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha995 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha950 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1000 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1094 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha951 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1012 viewsAt arms drill in the Mediterranean. In preparation for the ceremonial at Nice (France) some of the crew of the L.E. Macha undergo arms drill practice
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L.E. Macha1139 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar806 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar806 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar814 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar835 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar836 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar834 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar829 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar828 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar810 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar824 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar838 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar825 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar814 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar815 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar851 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar873 viewsGroup taken on the occasion of the visit of officers of the L.E. Macha to the Colonial Hospital in Gibraltar. Left to Right (standing) Matron O'Reilly, Sister Maureen Gillan (kneeling), Belle Johnston.
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Gibraltar829 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar834 viewsGroup on board L.E. Macha on occasion of visit of His Lordship, Most Rev Dr Fitzgerald, Bishop of Gibraltar. Left to Right: Fr Devlin, Comdr T. MacKenna (Irish Naval Service), His Lordship.
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Gibraltar796 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar758 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar811 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1237 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar851 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar868 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar808 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar729 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar780 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar805 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice795 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice860 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice721 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice723 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice733 viewsGang-plank goes ashore from the first Irish warship, the L.E. Macha, to berth at any Mediterranean port. Seaman Joe Higgins of Youghal was first rating ashore on French soil
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Nice733 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice751 viewsRatings and Petty Officers of the L.E. Macha forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame, Nice (France) after attending Mass, 5/9/48
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Nice759 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice773 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice793 viewsIn the cemetery at Roquebrune where Yeats had been buried. M. Otto, a Mentone lawyor, working on the text of the farewell oration which he addressed to the dead poet before the cortege started for Nice
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Nice787 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice783 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice780 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice797 viewsUndertaker's party screwing down the lid of the outer coffin containing the body of Yeats - scene outside the mortuary in the cemetery at Roquebrune (France). Figure on left is that of gravedigger. Other civilian is M/ Otto, poet and lawyer of Mentone, who delivered farewell oration.
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