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L.E. Macha1265 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1202 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1243 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. Macha1272 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. Macha1262 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. Macha1255 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1293 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1225 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1160 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1214 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1268 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1204 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1167 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1212 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1327 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1164 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1240 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. Macha1355 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar994 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar995 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar1006 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1020 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1028 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1024 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1009 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar1013 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar989 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1009 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1034 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar1003 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1009 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1003 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1048 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1067 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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Gibraltar1016 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1015 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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Gibraltar992 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar923 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar996 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1441 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1039 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1060 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar990 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar888 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar950 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar985 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice947 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice1017 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice860 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice863 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice880 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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Nice873 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice894 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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Nice902 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice932 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice953 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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Nice949 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice939 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice942 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice965 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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