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L.E. Macha1118 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1066 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1100 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. Macha1133 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. Macha1125 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. Macha1116 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1150 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1092 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1031 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1078 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1125 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1072 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1024 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1073 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1173 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1026 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1094 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. Macha1212 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar874 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar871 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar881 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar900 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar907 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar900 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar893 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar896 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar874 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar889 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar911 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar887 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar881 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar881 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar918 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar939 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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Gibraltar898 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar897 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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Gibraltar860 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar812 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar874 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1306 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar917 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar932 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar871 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar776 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar838 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar862 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice838 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice902 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice762 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice763 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice774 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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Nice775 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice793 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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Nice804 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice828 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice846 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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Nice840 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice834 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice832 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice851 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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