Most viewed - William Butler Yeats and the Irish Naval Service
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L.E. Macha2218 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. Macha1641 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1592 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1587 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha1541 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1537 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. Macha1535 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha1529 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha1517 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha1510 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1490 viewsAt sea
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Gibraltar1463 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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L.E. Macha1454 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1452 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1375 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha1354 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1352 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1329 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1316 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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Home1311 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. Macha1311 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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Home1308 viewsScene at quayside at Galway before Yeats' coffin came ashore
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L.E. Macha1294 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. Macha1289 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1287 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1285 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. Macha1277 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1267 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. Macha1263 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. Macha1246 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1237 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1232 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1230 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1222 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1187 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1186 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1179 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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Home1094 viewsGraveyard scene
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Nice1090 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Gibraltar1085 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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Gibraltar1076 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1064 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1052 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1050 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar1046 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1041 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1037 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1036 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1030 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1030 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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Nice1030 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Gibraltar1029 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar1027 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1025 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar1024 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar1022 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1018 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar1015 viewsView of Gibraltar from the Spanish customs
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Gibraltar1010 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1010 viewsLooking towards the Admiralty Tower from the deck of the Macha in the Naval dockyard, Gibraltar
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