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L.E. Macha1008 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha958 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar985 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. Macha1014 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. Macha1011 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. Macha998 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1023 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha975 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha928 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha967 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1016 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha958 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha915 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha969 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1058 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha919 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha980 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. Macha1111 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar775 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar777 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar785 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar805 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar806 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar804 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar801 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar797 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar780 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar790 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar805 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar796 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar785 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar786 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar820 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar842 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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Gibraltar800 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar803 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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Gibraltar768 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar740 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar785 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1205 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar827 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar840 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar781 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar710 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar754 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar780 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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Nice836 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice695 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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Nice723 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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Nice744 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice766 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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Nice759 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice754 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice751 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice770 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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