Most viewed - William Butler Yeats and the Irish Naval Service
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L.E. Macha1610 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. Macha1212 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1145 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1133 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha1087 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1086 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. Macha1082 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha1079 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha1065 viewsAt sea
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Gibraltar1064 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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L.E. Macha1063 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1053 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha1049 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1027 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha1012 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha960 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha943 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha926 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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Home918 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. Macha914 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha897 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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Home895 viewsScene at quayside at Galway before Yeats' coffin came ashore
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L.E. Macha895 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha883 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha870 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. Macha863 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. Macha860 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. Macha857 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha851 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha841 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar840 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. Macha839 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha829 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha821 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha820 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha811 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha803 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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Nice772 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Nice767 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Gibraltar741 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Home732 viewsGraveyard scene
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Gibraltar726 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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Gibraltar722 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar709 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar704 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar700 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Nice700 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Gibraltar698 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar698 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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Gibraltar696 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar695 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar693 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar692 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar691 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar690 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar689 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Nice687 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Gibraltar686 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar682 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Nice681 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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