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L.E. Macha915 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha860 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar860 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. Macha891 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. Macha883 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. Macha874 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha903 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha861 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha840 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha850 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha919 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha841 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha822 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha876 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha935 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha830 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha883 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. Macha1045 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar688 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar685 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar694 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar711 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar714 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar713 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar707 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar710 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar692 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar704 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar718 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar705 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar696 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar702 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar725 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar741 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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Gibraltar706 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar713 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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Gibraltar676 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar683 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar701 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1079 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar736 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar756 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar688 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar657 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar673 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar686 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice714 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice781 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice644 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice649 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice660 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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Nice656 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice669 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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Nice678 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice660 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice681 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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Nice674 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice666 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice668 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice685 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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