Most viewed - William Butler Yeats and the Irish Naval Service
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L.E. Macha2139 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. Macha1590 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1535 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha1532 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1483 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1481 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. Macha1476 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha1474 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha1462 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha1457 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1437 viewsAt sea
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Gibraltar1418 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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L.E. Macha1404 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1399 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1329 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha1303 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1300 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1276 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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Home1268 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. Macha1261 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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L.E. Macha1258 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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Home1254 viewsScene at quayside at Galway before Yeats' coffin came ashore
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L.E. Macha1244 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. Macha1240 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1235 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1233 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. Macha1226 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1216 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. Macha1213 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. Macha1197 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1187 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1185 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1177 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1172 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1135 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1135 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1133 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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Home1050 viewsGraveyard scene
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Nice1050 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Gibraltar1042 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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Gibraltar1035 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1025 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1015 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1009 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar1002 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1001 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar997 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Nice997 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Gibraltar993 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar992 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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Gibraltar990 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar986 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar985 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar984 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar982 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar980 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar978 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar973 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar972 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar970 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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