Most viewed - William Butler Yeats and the Irish Naval Service
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L.E. Macha1479 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. Macha1137 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1049 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1038 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha993 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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Gibraltar989 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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L.E. Macha989 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha989 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha984 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha978 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha975 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha968 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha964 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha953 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha923 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha880 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha865 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha853 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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Home849 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. Macha835 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha828 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha828 viewsL.E. Macha
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Home821 viewsScene at quayside at Galway before Yeats' coffin came ashore
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L.E. Macha804 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha802 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha797 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. Macha784 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. Macha779 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha777 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. Macha767 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha762 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar759 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. Macha759 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha752 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha749 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha743 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha741 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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Nice736 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice722 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Gibraltar685 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Home673 viewsGraveyard scene
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Gibraltar669 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Nice669 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Gibraltar659 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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Gibraltar644 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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Gibraltar643 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar640 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar639 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Nice639 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Gibraltar638 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar637 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar637 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar637 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar635 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar634 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar630 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar629 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar629 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar629 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Nice629 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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