Photograph: Floating crane MAHUA loading large launch onto road vehicle for transportation to Manukau Harbour
Tackaberry, Foss Harry (b.1898, d.1969)
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Photograph captioned in white ink on the album page: "A.H.B. floating crane 'Mahua' loading large launch onto road vehicle for transportation to Manukau Harbour, Quay Street breastwork, March 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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