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Nice1004 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Nice924 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Nice913 viewsL.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice (France)
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Nice891 viewsThe band of the 159th Regiment (French Army) heads up the funeral procession on to the harbour at Nice
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Nice899 viewsFrench honour guard
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Nice905 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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Nice876 viewsView of graveyard
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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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Nice889 viewsLooking down on Cap Martin (where Yeats lived for a time) from the cemetery at Roquebrune
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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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Nice873 viewsParty of Irish sailors parade to mass on a Sunday morning in Nice
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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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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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Nice815 viewsIrish ratings and P.Os. Forming up outside the Church of Our Lady of Notre Dame in Nice
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Nice822 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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Nice808 viewsFrench crowds at Nice interested in the L.E. Macha

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Nice805 viewsFrench crowds gather to watch the L.E. Macha berth at Nice
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Nice949 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Nice884 viewsIn Nice harbour (France) the L.E. Macha prepares to swing around prior to berthing.
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L.E. Macha1277 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha1163 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. Macha1096 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1248 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1138 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1088 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1136 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1189 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1144 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1094 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1157 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. MachaJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha1218 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1183 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1192 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. Macha1201 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. Macha1132 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1183 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1236 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1219 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1261 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1430 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. Macha1356 viewsAbaft the funnelJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha1475 viewsAbaft the funnelJun 11, 2015
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L.E. Macha1484 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha1348 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1408 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha1424 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha1538 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1427 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha1408 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1391 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1434 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha2056 viewsL.E. Macha lying at Carlisle Pier, Dun Laoghaire on the morning she left for Nice, 25/8/48
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Gibraltar1172 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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Gibraltar919 viewsSan Roque, Spain, from roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar888 viewsGibraltar from Spanish roadway leading to La Linea
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Gibraltar828 viewsGeneral view of Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar927 viewsShopping in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar994 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar974 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1368 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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