Most viewed - William Butler Yeats and the Irish Naval Service
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L.E. Macha1976 viewsL.E. Macha lying at Carlisle Pier, Dun Laoghaire on the morning she left for Nice, 25/8/48
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L.E. Macha1476 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1418 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha1417 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1373 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1367 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. Macha1364 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha1362 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha1345 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1342 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha1331 viewsAt sea
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Gibraltar1312 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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L.E. Macha1291 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1283 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1218 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha1199 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1179 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1177 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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Home1162 viewsGuard of Honour from An Céad Cath at the Town Hall, Sligo, before the arrival of the Yeats' cortege
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L.E. Macha1158 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1156 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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Home1141 viewsScene at quayside at Galway before Yeats' coffin came ashore
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L.E. Macha1139 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 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1131 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. Macha1124 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1122 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1110 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. Macha1101 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. Macha1098 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1084 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1079 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1078 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1072 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1037 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1035 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1030 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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Nice959 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Home950 viewsGraveyard scene
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Gibraltar946 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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Gibraltar937 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar923 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar922 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar918 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar912 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Nice906 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Gibraltar905 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar905 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar903 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar902 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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Gibraltar901 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar898 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar894 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar892 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar887 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar887 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar886 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Nice883 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Gibraltar881 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar880 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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