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L.E. Macha1178 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1127 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1169 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. Macha1195 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. Macha1187 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. Macha1177 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1213 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1152 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1089 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1139 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1184 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1131 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1083 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1133 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1243 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1091 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1156 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. Macha1270 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar930 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar932 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar940 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar956 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar962 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar960 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar944 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar950 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar924 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar944 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar968 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar937 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar936 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar938 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar981 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar998 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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Gibraltar953 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar952 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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Gibraltar925 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar862 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar930 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1366 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar972 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar990 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar924 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar826 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar886 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar913 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice882 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice948 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice805 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice807 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice821 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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Nice815 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice836 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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Nice845 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice872 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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Nice888 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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Nice875 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice902 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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