Most viewed - William Butler Yeats and the Irish Naval Service
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L.E. Macha1562 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. Macha1190 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1111 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1102 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha1056 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. Macha1052 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha1052 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha1050 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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Gibraltar1040 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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L.E. Macha1040 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1032 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1021 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1019 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha1006 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha984 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha936 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha920 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha906 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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Home894 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. Macha882 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha877 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha870 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Home865 viewsScene at quayside at Galway before Yeats' coffin came ashore
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L.E. Macha856 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha840 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. Macha840 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. Macha839 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha830 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. Macha821 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha819 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar813 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. Macha811 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha799 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha797 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha795 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha792 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha783 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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Nice758 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice755 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Gibraltar725 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Home711 viewsGraveyard scene
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Gibraltar707 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar702 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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Nice691 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Gibraltar686 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar681 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar681 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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Gibraltar680 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar679 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar679 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar678 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar674 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Nice674 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Gibraltar672 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar672 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar671 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar670 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar669 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar664 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Nice663 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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