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L.E. Macha1076 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1027 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1060 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. Macha1090 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. Macha1083 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. Macha1074 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1105 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1048 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha992 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1036 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1083 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1030 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha983 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1034 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1128 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha985 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1051 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. Macha1177 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar838 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar837 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar846 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar864 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar869 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar865 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar857 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar858 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar838 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar854 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar871 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar854 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar845 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar845 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar882 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar904 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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Gibraltar862 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar861 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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Gibraltar823 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar782 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar835 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1264 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar879 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar896 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar834 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar747 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar804 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar830 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice812 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice876 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice736 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice738 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice748 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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Nice747 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice767 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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Nice776 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice794 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice813 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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Nice807 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice801 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice797 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice819 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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