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Nice670 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

Jun 11, 2015
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Nice588 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice577 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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Nice563 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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Nice563 viewsFrench honour guard
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Nice564 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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Nice556 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice555 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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Nice564 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice568 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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Nice556 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice582 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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Nice571 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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Nice566 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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Nice564 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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Nice558 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

Jun 11, 2015
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Nice552 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice689 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
Jun 11, 2015
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Nice615 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha906 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha744 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. Macha701 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha774 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha753 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha692 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha691 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha784 viewsView from L.E. Macha
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha699 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha706 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha711 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. MachaJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha745 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
Jun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha715 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha726 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. Macha729 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. Macha727 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha774 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha790 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha776 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha803 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha917 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. Macha889 viewsAbaft the funnelJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha972 viewsAbaft the funnelJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha961 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha846 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha875 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha908 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha1054 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha911 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha886 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha896 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha895 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1371 viewsL.E. Macha lying at Carlisle Pier, Dun Laoghaire on the morning she left for Nice, 25/8/48
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Gibraltar700 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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Gibraltar579 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar562 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar573 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar581 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar635 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar617 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar938 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
Jun 11, 2015
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