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Nice1124 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Nice1036 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Nice1024 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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Nice1002 viewsThe band of the 159th Regiment (French Army) heads up the funeral procession on to the harbour at Nice
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Nice1012 viewsFrench honour guard
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Nice1016 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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Nice992 viewsView of graveyard
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Nice992 viewsView from the top of the terraced cemetery of Roquebrune, where Yeats was buried, looking out on the Mediterranean
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Nice1001 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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Nice1004 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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Nice980 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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Nice943 viewsIrish sailors of the L.E. Macha marching to Sunday morning Mass in Nice (France) 5/9/48
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Nice935 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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Nice914 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice920 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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Nice904 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice901 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice1060 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice990 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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L.E. Macha1415 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha1305 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. Macha1227 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1397 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1275 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1227 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1279 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1329 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1276 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1216 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1284 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. MachaJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha1358 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1318 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1331 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. Macha1335 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. Macha1263 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1333 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1374 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1359 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1397 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1583 views"Flop" a variation of "Rummy" played with two or three packs of cards, is the game most popular with corvette crews. Stokers of the L.E. Macha are here seen playing.
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L.E. Macha1502 viewsAbaft the funnelJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha1652 viewsAbaft the funnelJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha1635 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha1504 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1569 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha1574 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha1690 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1588 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha1565 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1543 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1586 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha2278 viewsL.E. Macha lying at Carlisle Pier, Dun Laoghaire on the morning she left for Nice, 25/8/48
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Gibraltar1303 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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Gibraltar1032 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar996 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar931 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1039 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1113 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1086 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1501 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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