Breakwater at Crescent City, California

by J.E. Deignan,

Serial Information: Journal of the Waterways and Harbors Division, 1959, Vol. 85, Issue 3, Pg. 167-182

Document Type: Journal Paper


Outer breakwater completed in 1957, used tetrapods as armor stone for last section; design criteria and construction problems of project which was first to use tetrapods in United States; storm of Apr 1958 approached design standards; only minor settling of tetrapods was noted.

Subject Headings: Breakwaters | Armor units | Rocks | Building codes | Storms | California | United States

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