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L.E. Macha892 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha837 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar839 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. Macha864 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. Macha858 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. Macha849 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha881 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha837 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha817 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha825 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha894 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha819 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha801 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha855 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha910 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha809 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha861 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. Macha1022 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar673 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar669 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar677 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar694 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar699 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar697 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar692 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar695 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar674 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar687 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar701 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar688 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar679 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar686 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar705 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar722 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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Gibraltar689 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar695 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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Gibraltar658 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar667 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar685 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1063 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar721 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar740 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar674 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar644 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar658 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar671 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice700 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice767 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice630 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice633 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice645 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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Nice641 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice654 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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Nice663 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice645 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice664 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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Nice657 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice650 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice652 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice670 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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