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L.E. Macha1295 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1230 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1273 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. Macha1301 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. Macha1292 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. Macha1284 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1324 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1253 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1186 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1243 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1296 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1236 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1194 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1239 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1359 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1195 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1271 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. Macha1381 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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Gibraltar1016 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1020 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar1030 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1043 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1052 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1047 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1034 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar1035 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1013 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1031 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1056 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar1028 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1032 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1024 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1069 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1090 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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Gibraltar1042 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1036 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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Gibraltar1014 viewsGibraltar view
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Gibraltar939 viewsNew Guard marches to take over at the Governor's residence at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1016 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1468 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1058 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1081 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1010 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar904 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar970 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar1004 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Nice966 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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Nice1036 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice878 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice881 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice897 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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Nice891 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice912 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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Nice921 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice955 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice978 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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Nice974 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice964 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice966 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice989 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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