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L.E. Macha1235 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1172 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1215 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. Macha1244 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. Macha1233 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. Macha1226 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1261 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1197 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1133 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1187 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1240 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1177 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1135 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1185 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1300 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1135 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1213 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. Macha1329 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar970 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar972 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar982 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar997 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1002 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1001 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar986 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar990 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar965 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar985 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1009 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar980 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar984 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar978 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1025 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1042 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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Gibraltar993 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar992 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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Gibraltar965 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar902 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar973 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1418 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1015 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1035 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar967 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar866 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar929 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar962 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice927 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice997 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice840 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice844 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice858 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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Nice851 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice873 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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Nice882 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice910 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice931 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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Nice927 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice917 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice921 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice944 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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