Photograph: SS KAIAPOI (1906) discharging guano from Walpole Island
Tackaberry, Foss Harry (b.1898, d.1969)
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Photograph captioned in white ink on album page: "SS KAIAPOI discharging guano from Walpole Island. grabs and cranes used. rate of discharge 40-50 ton per hour, Jan 1928."
Foss Tackaberry was an engineer with the Auckland Harbour Board. He became the foreman of works on the waterfront. He retired mid 1960s but was re-hired to oversee the floating of the dredge HAPAI.
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