• Short Summary

    The "Maheno" which became stranded on the sands of Fraser Island off the coast of Australia following a cyclone.

  • Description

    Full title reads: "Caught in a Cyclone - S.S. Maheno stranded off Queensland coast" (super over a shot of the Maheno stranded)

    Queensland, Australia.

    WS. The "Maheno" at sea. Various WS. aerial views of the "Maheno" stranded on the sands of Fraser Island on the Australian coast. She was being towed from Australia to Japan to be broken up when she became caught in a cyclone.

    WS. from the beach of the "Maheno". WS. from the beach of waves breaking on the ship. WS. the bow of the ship with its named. LS the crew of the "Maheno". WS. the crew erecting a Japanese flag. WS. the crew one with a telescope. WS. the 'Oonah' which was towing the "Maheno" waiting just off shore.

    LS. showing a ladder leading to the deck of the ship. WS. lifeboat and on the beach by the ship. WS. the News plane on the sands. WS. the news plane taking off from the beach. WS. from the news plane as it leaves the Maheno stranded on the beach.

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  • Data

    Film ID:
    Media URN:
    Pathe newsreels
    British Pathé
    Issue Date:
    HD Format:
    Available on request
    Black & White
    Time in/Out:
    01:36:03:00 / 01:37:17:00

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