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Ship Wrecks Around Australia Collection

A small selection of the nearly 8000 registered wrecks, ranging in age from the 1600s to present day, surrounding the island continent

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Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Excelsior ship wreck

Excelsior ship wreck

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: milkyway over old shipwreck the sygna

milkyway over old shipwreck the sygna
night sky over ship wreck

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Maheno Shipwreck Fraser Island

Maheno Shipwreck Fraser Island
The Maheno was driven ashore just north of Happy Valley during a cyclone in 1935. It was bound for a Japanese wrecking yard when she met her stormy end

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: SS Maheno Shipwreck

SS Maheno Shipwreck
Iconic Maheno Shipwreck at Fraser Island

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: SS ayrfield shipwrecks

SS ayrfield shipwrecks
In 1966, the Maritime Services Board approved a section of Homebush Bay for use as a shipwreck yard. In 1970 a wooden ramp was constructed to break up the vessels ashore

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: SS Ayrfield - Floating Forest, Homebush Bay

SS Ayrfield - Floating Forest, Homebush Bay
From cargo freighter to forest, the SS Ayrfield is a beautifully broken-down wreck, forever locked in Australias Homebush Bay

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Sunset View of Ethel Shipwreck, Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia

Sunset View of Ethel Shipwreck, Innes National Park, Yorke Peninsula, South Australia
The Ethel wreck, located on the coast in Innes National Park on the Yorke Peninsula of South Australia, was a three-masted iron barque which became shipwrecked in 1904

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Shipwreck of the Otago, Hobart, Tasmania by night

Shipwreck of the Otago, Hobart, Tasmania by night
Wreck of the barque Otago in Hobart under the night sky with Mount Wellington in the background

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Aerial view of a boat wreck at Blind Bight, Victoria

Aerial view of a boat wreck at Blind Bight, Victoria
Boat wreck at Blind Bight, Victoria

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: The SS. Speke shipwreck remains at Kitty Miller bay, Phillip Island, Bass coast, Victoria, Australia

The SS. Speke shipwreck remains at Kitty Miller bay, Phillip Island, Bass coast, Victoria, Australia
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Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: The SS. Speke shipwreck remains at Kitty Miller bay, Phillip Island, Bass coast, Victoria, Australia

The SS. Speke shipwreck remains at Kitty Miller bay, Phillip Island, Bass coast, Victoria, Australia
Southern Lightscapes Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: The old maritime shipwreck of the SS. Speke remains, Kitty Millar bay, in the summer light

The old maritime shipwreck of the SS. Speke remains, Kitty Millar bay, in the summer light, Phillip Island Bass Coast
Southern Lightscapes Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Shipwreck at Kitty Miller Bay, of the SS. Speke, Phillip Island Bass Coast, Victoria, Australia

Shipwreck at Kitty Miller Bay, of the SS. Speke, Phillip Island Bass Coast, Victoria, Australia
Southern Lightscapes Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Wreck of the Maheno on Fraser Island

Wreck of the Maheno on Fraser Island
Wreck of the Maheno is a major landmark on the sandy Fraser Island, Queensland, Australia. The Maheno was driven ashore just north of Happy Valley during a cyclone in 1935

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: SS Maheno 2

SS Maheno 2
SS Maheno was an ocean liner belonging to the Union Company of New Zealand that operated in the Tasman Sea, crossing between New Zealand and Australia, from 1905 until 1935

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Underwater Heron Island

Underwater Heron Island
Assorted images of Heron Island underwater on the southern great barrier reef

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Ocean and Beach Scene

Ocean and Beach Scene
Beach and ocean waters along the coastline of Australia, Fraser island

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Heron Island, Queensland

Heron Island, Queensland
Heron Island is a stunning coral cay situated in the Southern Great Barrier Reef of Australia, just 80 kilometres (50 miles) north-east of Gladstone and 460 km (290 mi)

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Heron Island, Queensland

Heron Island, Queensland
Heron Island is a stunning coral cay situated in the Southern Great Barrier Reef of Australia, just 80 kilometres (50 miles) north-east of Gladstone and 460 km (290 mi)

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Old shipwreck boat abandoned stand on beach with blue sky

Old shipwreck boat abandoned stand on beach with blue sky

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Shipwreck SS Speke during the sunrise at Kitty Miller Bay of Phillip Island, Australia

Shipwreck SS Speke during the sunrise at Kitty Miller Bay of Phillip Island, Australia
A three masted steel ship of 2, 876 tons and 93 metres, having been built in Wales, 1891, the Speke drifted broadside on to a reef to the east of Kitty Miller Bay on 22 February 1906 while en route

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Shipwreck on Fraser Island

Shipwreck on Fraser Island
Fraser Island, Australia, Shipwreck, SS Maheno

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: The Fraser Wreck

The Fraser Wreck
A journey to the East side of Fraser Island by 4x4 and you can find the wreck of the Maheno

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: SS Maheno

SS Maheno was an ocean liner belonging to the Union Company of New Zealand that operated in the Tasman Sea, crossing between New Zealand and Australia, from 1905 until 1935

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Shipwreck of Dicky Beach

Shipwreck of Dicky Beach
Black and white image of Dicky Beach shipwreck with dramatic waves and sky

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Maheno shipwreck

Maheno shipwreck, Fraser island

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: aerial view of shipwrecks

aerial view of shipwrecks surrounded by beautiful blue water

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: The Shipwreck of Sunbeam at Garden Island Ship Graveyard, Port Adelaide

The Shipwreck of Sunbeam at Garden Island Ship Graveyard, Port Adelaide
The shipwreck of Sunbeam, located at the Garden Island of South Australia, was the first iron vessel to be abandoned in the Graveyard at around 1910

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Tangalooma Shipwrecks

Tangalooma Shipwrecks
Beautiful day in Queensland, Australia where the water clarity is amazingly clear and the sun shows its colours at its very best. The Tangalooma Shipwrecks can be seen clearly through the water

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Sunrise at the shipwreck, the SS Specke

Sunrise at the shipwreck, the SS Specke
A beautiful sunrise at the SS Specke, in Phillip Island, Victoria, Australia, the sun is right behind the clouds and makes beautiful orange and yellow colours in the sky

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: aerial view of shipwrecks

aerial view of shipwrecks surrounded by beautiful blue water

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: The wreck of the SS Ayrfield in Homebush Bay, Sydney Australia

The wreck of the SS Ayrfield in Homebush Bay, Sydney Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: S. S. Speke Shipwreck at Phillip Island, Australia

S. S. Speke Shipwreck at Phillip Island, Australia
S.S.Speke Shipwreck at Phillip Island, Melbourne, Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Moonlight head, Shipwreck coastline, Western Victoria, Australia

Moonlight head, Shipwreck coastline, Western Victoria, Australia
Ship wreck

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Moonlight head, Shipwreck coastline, Western Victoria, Australia

Moonlight head, Shipwreck coastline, Western Victoria, Australia
Ship wreck

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Moonlight head, Shipwreck coastline, Western Victoria, Australia

Moonlight head, Shipwreck coastline, Western Victoria, Australia
Ship wreck

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: The anchor of the Marie Gabrielle shipwreck and rock pool reflections on Wreck Beach at

The anchor of the Marie Gabrielle shipwreck and rock pool reflections on Wreck Beach at sunrise, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell National Park, Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: The anchor of the Marie Gabrielle shipwreck and rock pool reflections on Wreck Beach at

The anchor of the Marie Gabrielle shipwreck and rock pool reflections on Wreck Beach at sunrise, Great Ocean Road, Port Campbell National Park, Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: A dramatic sunrise on Dicky Beach with the wreck of the SS Dicky in the foreground

A dramatic sunrise on Dicky Beach with the wreck of the SS Dicky in the foreground and dreamy swirling waves, Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: A dramatic sunrise on Dicky Beach with the wreck of the SS Dicky in the foreground

A dramatic sunrise on Dicky Beach with the wreck of the SS Dicky in the foreground and dreamy swirling waves, Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: A dramatic sunrise on Dicky Beach with the wreck of the SS Dicky in the foreground

A dramatic sunrise on Dicky Beach with the wreck of the SS Dicky in the foreground and dreamy swirling waves, Sunshine Coast, QLD, Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Aerial view of Moreton Island where sea meets forest

Aerial view of Moreton Island where sea meets forest
A birds eye view of Cape Moreton from a helicopter with no doors looking onto beach and white sand formations

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Ocean sunrise behind the shipwreck

Ocean sunrise behind the shipwreck
Bow of the HMAS Protector with the sunrising behind it. Shot from the water whilst snorkelling off the island

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Shipwreck in the ocean

Shipwreck in the ocean
HMAS Protector on Heron Island

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Ship wreck sit on the horizon in the distance as viewed from island beach

Ship wreck sit on the horizon in the distance as viewed from island beach
Ship wreck

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: The wreck of the SS Ayrfield in Homebush Bay, Sydney Australia

The wreck of the SS Ayrfield in Homebush Bay, Sydney Australia

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: Shipwreck silhouette at sunset, Half Moon Bay, Melbourne

Shipwreck silhouette at sunset, Half Moon Bay, Melbourne
HMVS Cerberus is a breakwater shipwreck that served in the Victoria Naval Forces, the Commonwealth Naval Forces, and the Royal Australian Navy between 1871 and 1924

Background imageShip Wrecks Around Australia Collection: The wreck of the SS Ayrfield in Homebush Bay, Sydney Australia

The wreck of the SS Ayrfield in Homebush Bay, Sydney Australia



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