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Akersten, William, 1825-1905

Collection | Ref # AG 336 | Held by The Nelson Provincial Museum

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Akersten, William, 1825-1905

Description:

William Akersten (1825-1905) arrived in Nelson with his wife Lucy on board the 'Maid of Alicane' in 1855. He settled and established a ship's chandlery at the Port and acted as a marine surveyor and stevedore. He built the Albion wharf in 1857 and the Government wharf in 1859-60 with Turner. read more …

Dates covered:

1861 - 1907
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