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L.E. Macha953 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha899 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar918 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. Macha944 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. Macha943 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. Macha930 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha957 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha912 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha874 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha901 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha962 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha893 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha860 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha912 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha993 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha862 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha922 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. Macha1069 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar721 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar723 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar733 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar752 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar755 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar750 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar747 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar744 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar728 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar738 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar754 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar743 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar730 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar732 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar764 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar787 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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Gibraltar744 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar750 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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Gibraltar715 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar706 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar732 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1137 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar771 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar798 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar726 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar678 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar705 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar725 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice735 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice802 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice662 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice669 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice678 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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Nice675 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice690 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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Nice700 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice692 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice715 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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Nice707 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice703 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice699 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice718 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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