Maheno Wreck

 
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This is the Maheno Wreck, which lies on the eastern beach of Fraser Island.
It was built in 1905 as a luxury passenger steam ship; she held the Sydney to Wellington speed record and was used as a hospital ship during the First World War.
The Maheno was decommissioned in 1935 and sold to the Japanese for scrap but enroute to Japan, in cyclonic conditions, her tow rope broke and she came to grief and laid to rest, on Fraser Island.

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Daz477 - Jan 22, 2008 03:30 PM EDT
Thanks, Ikka. I appreciate you looking.

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