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L.E. Macha1074 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1025 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1054 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. Macha1089 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. Macha1082 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. Macha1073 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1105 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1047 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha991 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1035 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1083 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1029 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha983 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1033 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1126 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha982 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1048 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. Macha1175 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar834 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar834 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar844 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar862 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar863 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar862 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar856 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar857 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar836 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar852 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar868 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar853 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar843 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar844 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar880 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar901 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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Gibraltar860 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar860 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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Gibraltar822 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar780 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar833 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1261 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar875 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar893 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar833 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar746 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar801 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar828 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice811 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice875 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice735 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice737 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice747 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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Nice746 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice766 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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Nice775 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice792 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice811 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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Nice806 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice800 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice796 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice817 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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