Most viewed - William Butler Yeats and the Irish Naval Service
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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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L.E. Macha1054 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha972 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha961 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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Gibraltar938 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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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.
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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. Macha908 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha906 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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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. Macha889 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha886 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha875 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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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. Macha803 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha791 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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Home784 viewsGuard of Honour from An Céad Cath at the Town Hall, Sligo, before the arrival of the Yeats' cortege
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L.E. Macha784 viewsView from 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. Macha774 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha774 viewsL.E. Macha
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Home758 viewsScene at quayside at Galway before Yeats' coffin came ashore
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L.E. Macha753 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha745 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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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
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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.
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L.E. Macha727 viewsRigging a canvas screen 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. Macha715 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha711 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha706 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha701 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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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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L.E. Macha699 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha692 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha691 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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Nice689 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice671 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Gibraltar635 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar617 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Nice615 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Home610 viewsGraveyard scene
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Gibraltar606 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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Gibraltar592 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar591 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar590 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar589 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar589 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar588 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar588 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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Nice588 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Gibraltar586 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar584 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar583 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar583 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar583 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar582 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Nice582 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Gibraltar581 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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