Most viewed - William Butler Yeats and the Irish Naval Service
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L.E. Macha1587 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. Macha1204 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1132 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1125 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha1076 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. Macha1073 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1071 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha1071 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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Gibraltar1057 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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L.E. Macha1054 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1054 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1039 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha1039 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1016 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha1004 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha951 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha935 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha919 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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Home913 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. Macha902 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha889 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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Home887 viewsScene at quayside at Galway before Yeats' coffin came ashore
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L.E. Macha887 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha876 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha858 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. Macha855 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. Macha853 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. Macha851 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha842 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar834 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. Macha833 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha832 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha820 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha813 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha812 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha803 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha797 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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Nice766 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Nice765 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Gibraltar738 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Home730 viewsGraveyard scene
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Gibraltar719 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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Gibraltar719 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar702 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar698 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Nice698 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Gibraltar695 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar693 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar693 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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Gibraltar692 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar691 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar689 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar686 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar685 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar684 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar684 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Nice684 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Gibraltar682 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar677 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Nice676 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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