Breakwater details


235 Ireland - Calladh Mor      (Lat: 53.08 Lon: -9.5711 - click for map)
Ferry harbour

Rubble mound

Main breakwater data:  
Length (m) 200   owner County Galway
Waterdepth (m) 0   contractor SIAC
Construction time (years) 1   consultant RPS
Start date (year) 2007   Hydraulic Laboratory
Completion date (year) 2008   comments
Construction costs($106) 0  
Design criteria  
Hs (m) 4.5  
Tz/Tp (s) 0/0  
slope/crest info
front slope 1:1.5 4 m3 Xbloc
rear slope 1:1.5 4 m3 Xbloc
crestheight (m) 0  
crest/caisson width (m) 0  
wallheight (m) 0  
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Reference documents:
Xbloc website Breakwaters and closure dams - Verhagen, H.J., Angremond K., Roode F.

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