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L.E. Macha1026 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha976 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1005 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. Macha1033 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. Macha1029 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. Macha1019 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1049 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha995 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha946 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha986 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1034 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha978 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha934 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha983 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1076 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha934 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha996 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. Macha1128 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar793 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar792 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar801 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar822 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar823 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar821 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar816 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar813 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar797 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar809 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar824 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar812 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar800 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar802 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar839 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar859 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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Gibraltar815 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar820 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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Gibraltar783 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar748 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar798 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1222 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar838 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar854 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar794 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar721 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar767 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar792 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice785 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice851 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice712 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice714 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice724 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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Nice723 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice742 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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Nice749 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice759 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice779 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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Nice773 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice769 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice766 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice783 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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