Most viewed - William Butler Yeats and the Irish Naval Service
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L.E. Macha1900 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. Macha1418 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty
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L.E. Macha1360 viewsSome of the L.E. Macha's crew on the recent Mediterranean voyage
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L.E. Macha1360 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1317 viewsL.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha1309 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. Macha1307 viewsSeaman Peter Kane (cook) practices life-boat drill when off duty. Different angle
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L.E. Macha1305 viewsOn L.E. Macha - Comdr T. MacKenna on the bridge (tooting fog-horn)
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L.E. Macha1290 viewsAt sea
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L.E. Macha1288 viewsThe bos'n works under expert supervision!
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L.E. Macha1271 viewsAt sea
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Gibraltar1263 viewsL/S Guilfoyle and S/Lt F.O.W. Byrne photographed in Gibraltar
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L.E. Macha1237 viewsAbaft the funnel
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L.E. Macha1230 viewsThe two "Chiefs" - C.P.O. Hawes and C.P.O. Taft. L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1177 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) of the L.E. Macha secures deck cargo
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L.E. Macha1147 viewsFlop on board the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1128 viewsP.O. Cashin (Bos'n) working hard on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1128 viewsL.E. Macha
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Home1112 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. Macha1110 viewsSeaman Joe Higgins wielding a paint brush on L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1105 viewsOfficers of L.E. Macha at breakfast in Wardroom
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Home1089 viewsScene at quayside at Galway before Yeats' coffin came ashore
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L.E. Macha1089 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. Macha1083 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. Macha1083 viewsView from L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1076 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1073 viewsDinner above decks on the L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar1059 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. Macha1051 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. Macha1048 viewsStokers off duty - L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1036 viewsThere's a bird - with feathers on - in this picture!
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L.E. Macha1034 viewsL.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha1029 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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L.E. Macha1026 viewsRigging a canvas screen on the L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha992 viewsSilhouette of L.E. Macha
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L.E. Macha985 viewsPainting on board the L.E. Macha at sea
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L.E. Macha983 viewsPorpoises don't make good sitters for photographs
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Nice920 viewsThe L.E. Macha clears the harbour at Nice, 6/9/48

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Home908 viewsGraveyard scene
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Gibraltar903 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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Gibraltar896 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Gibraltar882 viewsGroup including the officers of the H.M.S. Childers taken on board the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar878 viewsStreet scene in Gibraltar
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Nice876 viewsQuartermaster Hickey at the wheel of the L.E. Macha en route for Nice
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Gibraltar871 viewsGroup taken just before L.E. Macha left Gibraltar for home
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Gibraltar869 viewsOn bridge of L.E. Macha entering Gibraltar
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Gibraltar865 viewsThe L.E. Macha is passed out by a destroyer heading for England from Gibraltar
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Gibraltar864 viewsL.E. Macha entering the harbour at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar862 viewsGroup taken at Colonial Hospital, Gibraltar on occasion of visit of officers from L.E. Macha
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Gibraltar861 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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Gibraltar858 viewsBringing aboard the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar857 viewsView of Gibraltar harbour, US destroyers are seen leaving
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Gibraltar854 viewsStoring away the rations at Gibraltar (L.E. Macha)
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Gibraltar854 viewsWardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar846 viewsL.E. Macha prepares to enter Gibraltar harbour
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Gibraltar845 viewsS/Lt O. Byrne in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar844 viewsScene in Wardroom of H.M.S. Childers at Gibraltar
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Nice841 viewsThe L.E. Macha pulls away from the quayside at Nice, 6/9/48
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Gibraltar838 viewsRations coming aboard the L.E. Macha at Gibraltar
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Gibraltar837 viewsGibraltar from the decks of the L.E. Macha
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