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L.E. Macha1350 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1279 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1319 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. Macha1350 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. Macha1346 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. Macha1333 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1372 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1299 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1232 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1292 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1345 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1294 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1241 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1289 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1412 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1243 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1322 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. Macha1432 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar1054 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1065 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar1072 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1081 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1090 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1088 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1078 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar1079 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1049 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1070 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1096 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar1065 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1074 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1065 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1112 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1136 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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Gibraltar1082 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1075 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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Gibraltar1055 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar974 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1056 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1513 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1100 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1126 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1052 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar942 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1008 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar1043 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice1000 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice1070 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice911 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice915 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice930 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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Nice926 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice945 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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Nice954 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice991 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice1015 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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Nice1012 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice1003 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice1003 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice1030 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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