Most viewed - William Butler Yeats and the Irish Naval Service
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L.E. Macha2296 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. Macha1705 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1667 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1652 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha1604 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha1601 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1599 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. Macha1588 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha1583 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha1580 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1557 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1519 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1518 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1513 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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L.E. Macha1432 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha1412 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1412 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1389 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1374 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1372 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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Home1365 viewsScene at quayside at Galway before Yeats' coffin came ashore
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Home1364 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. Macha1350 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1350 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. Macha1346 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. Macha1345 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1333 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1322 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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Gibraltar1319 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. Macha1299 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1294 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1292 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1289 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1279 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1243 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1241 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1232 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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Home1143 viewsGraveyard scene
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Gibraltar1136 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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Nice1135 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Gibraltar1126 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1112 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1100 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1096 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar1090 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1088 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1082 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1081 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1079 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1078 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar1075 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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Gibraltar1074 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1072 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1070 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Nice1070 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Gibraltar1065 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar1065 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1065 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1056 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1055 viewsGibraltar view
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