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L.E. Macha1355 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1284 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1322 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. Macha1353 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. Macha1352 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. Macha1338 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1377 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1303 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1235 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1296 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1348 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1298 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1244 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1292 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1416 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1247 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1325 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. Macha1434 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar1056 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1068 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar1074 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1083 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1092 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1090 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1080 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar1080 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1051 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1071 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1097 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar1068 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1078 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1067 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1115 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1141 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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Gibraltar1084 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1078 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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Gibraltar1056 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar977 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1060 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1515 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1102 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1131 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1055 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar944 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1009 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar1046 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice1004 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice1073 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice915 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice919 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice933 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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Nice927 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice947 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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Nice956 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice994 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice1018 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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Nice1015 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice1006 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice1006 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice1035 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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