Breakwater details


24 Ireland - Tory Island      (Lat: 55.262 Lon: -8.22 - click for map)
Supply harbour

Rubble mound
rehabilitation of main breakwater

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 100   owner Department of Communications, Marine & N
Waterdepth (m) 0   contractor Carillion Irishenco Ltd
Construction time (years) 2   consultant Kirk McKlure Morton
Start date (year) 1999   Hydraulic Laboratory Civil Engineering, Queen's University
Completion date (year) 2001   comments
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 5.8  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/18  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.5 5 m3 Core-Loc
rear slope 1:0 0
crestheight (m) 8  
crest/caisson width (m) 4.54  
wallheight (m) 0  
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Reference documents:
Website CLI USACE website
Breakwaters, coastal structures and coastlines, Allsop N.W.H.

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