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L.E. Macha1010 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha960 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar987 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. Macha1018 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. Macha1013 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. Macha1003 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1030 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha980 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha931 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha971 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1020 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha963 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha920 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha971 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1061 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha922 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha982 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. Macha1115 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar778 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar780 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar788 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar808 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar811 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar806 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar803 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar799 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar784 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar792 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar808 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar797 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar786 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar788 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar823 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar845 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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Gibraltar802 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar807 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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Gibraltar771 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar740 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar786 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1208 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar828 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar842 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar782 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar710 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar755 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar781 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice771 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice837 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice697 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice700 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice710 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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Nice708 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice726 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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Nice733 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice746 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice768 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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Nice761 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice757 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice755 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice771 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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