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L.E. Macha1113 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1061 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1095 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. Macha1128 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. Macha1120 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. Macha1111 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1144 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1087 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1026 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1073 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1120 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1067 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1019 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1068 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1167 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1021 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1089 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. Macha1207 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar869 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar866 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar876 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar895 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar901 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar895 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar888 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar891 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar869 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar884 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar906 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar882 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar875 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar876 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar913 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar934 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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Gibraltar893 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar892 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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Gibraltar855 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar807 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar869 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1301 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar912 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar927 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar866 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar771 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar833 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar857 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice833 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice897 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice757 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice758 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice769 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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Nice770 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice788 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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Nice799 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice823 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice841 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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Nice835 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice829 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice827 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice846 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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