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L.E. Macha1333 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1263 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1303 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. Macha1334 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. Macha1331 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. Macha1317 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1358 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1284 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1216 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1276 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1329 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1279 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1227 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1275 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1397 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1227 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1305 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. Macha1414 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar1041 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1051 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar1059 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1069 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1078 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1075 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1065 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar1066 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1038 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1057 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1083 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar1054 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1062 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1051 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1100 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1122 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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Gibraltar1069 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1063 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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Gibraltar1042 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar963 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1044 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1501 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1086 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1113 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1039 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar931 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar996 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar1032 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice990 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice1060 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice901 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice904 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice920 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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Nice914 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice935 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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Nice943 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice980 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice1004 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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Nice1001 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice992 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice992 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice1016 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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