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L.E. Macha1185 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1133 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1175 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. Macha1203 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. Macha1193 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. Macha1185 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1220 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1158 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1095 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1145 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1190 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1137 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1089 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1139 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1249 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1097 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1165 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. Macha1280 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar933 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar936 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar944 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar959 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar965 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar964 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar948 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar954 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar929 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar947 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar972 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar942 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar940 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar942 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar987 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1002 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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Gibraltar956 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar956 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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Gibraltar928 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar867 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar935 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1369 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar976 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar996 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar928 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar829 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar889 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar922 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice884 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice950 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice806 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice809 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice823 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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Nice816 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice837 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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Nice846 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice873 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice893 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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Nice889 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice879 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice877 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice905 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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