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Nice363 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

Jun 11, 2015
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Nice316 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice317 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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Nice310 viewsThe band of the 159th Regiment (French Army) heads up the funeral procession on to the harbour at Nice
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice305 viewsFrench honour guard
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Nice310 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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Nice305 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice306 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice315 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice319 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
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice307 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice329 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice322 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
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice314 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice311 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
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice307 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

Jun 11, 2015
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Nice304 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice373 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice340 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha532 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha457 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
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha426 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha447 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha461 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha417 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha423 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha451 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha426 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha431 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha428 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. MachaJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha460 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha436 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha432 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. Macha450 viewsRunning repairs in the Mediterranean. Even Naval Officers are adept needle-wielders! Scene on wing of bridge of L.E. Macha.
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha440 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha468 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha467 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha455 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha474 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha541 views"Flop" a variation of "Rummy" played with two or three packs of cards, is the game most popular with corvette crews. Stokers of the L.E. Macha are here seen playing.
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha512 viewsAbaft the funnelJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha544 viewsAbaft the funnelJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha574 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha501 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha503 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha530 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha616 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha534 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha519 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha527 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha546 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha847 viewsL.E. Macha lying at Carlisle Pier, Dun Laoghaire on the morning she left for Nice, 25/8/48
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Gibraltar413 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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Gibraltar319 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar314 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar317 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar329 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar364 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar355 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar408 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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