The Maheno shipwreck, iconic to Fraser Island, ran aground in 1935 when it was being towed to Japan.
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Fraser Island is home to 6 shipwrecks but the Maheno is definitely the most famous. The ship was first operated as an ocean liner, taking passengers between New Zealand and Australia, during World War I she was also used as a Hospital ship! She found her final resting place after coming loose from her tow en route to a Japanese wrecking yard in 1935.