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L.E. Macha874 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha821 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar817 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. Macha842 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. Macha833 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. Macha823 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha859 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha814 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha800 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha801 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha878 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha796 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha786 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha840 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha884 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha793 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha841 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. Macha1007 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar659 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar657 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar666 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar682 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar685 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar682 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar679 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar683 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar664 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar674 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar684 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar676 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar667 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar676 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar690 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar708 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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Gibraltar673 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar683 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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Gibraltar647 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar661 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar672 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1042 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar709 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar728 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar661 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar637 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar646 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar661 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice694 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice760 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice624 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice627 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice637 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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Nice634 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice645 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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Nice654 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice635 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice653 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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Nice646 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice638 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice640 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice656 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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