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L.E. Macha1287 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1222 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1267 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. Macha1294 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. Macha1285 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. Macha1277 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1316 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1246 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1179 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1237 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1289 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1230 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1186 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1232 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1352 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1187 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1263 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. Macha1375 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar1010 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1015 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar1024 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1037 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1046 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1041 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1029 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar1030 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1007 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1025 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1050 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar1022 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1027 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1018 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1064 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1085 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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Gibraltar1036 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1030 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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Gibraltar1008 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar935 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1010 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1463 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1052 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1076 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1005 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar900 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar964 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar998 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice961 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice1030 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice872 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice875 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice891 viewsGang-plank goes ashore from the first Irish warship, the L.E. Macha, to berth at any Mediterranean port. Seaman Joe Higgins of Youghal was first rating ashore on French soil
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Nice885 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice906 viewsRatings and Petty Officers of the L.E. Macha forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame, Nice (France) after attending Mass, 5/9/48
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Nice915 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice948 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice971 viewsIn the cemetery at Roquebrune where Yeats had been buried. M. Otto, a Mentone lawyor, working on the text of the farewell oration which he addressed to the dead poet before the cortege started for Nice
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Nice966 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice957 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice960 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice982 viewsUndertaker's party screwing down the lid of the outer coffin containing the body of Yeats - scene outside the mortuary in the cemetery at Roquebrune (France). Figure on left is that of gravedigger. Other civilian is M/ Otto, poet and lawyer of Mentone, who delivered farewell oration.
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