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The Pamphlet Collection of Sir Robert Stout: Volume 62

End to be Strengthened

End to be Strengthened.

It is impossible to know beforehand to what extent the waves may flatten down the slopes of the stone at the end, where they act with the greatest violence; but even when the end is completed with the heaviest stone procurable it must be watched for some time and subsidence of the stone made good. For the same reason it would not be advisable at present to erect a page 2 timber lighthouse on the end until the stone is thoroughly consolidated. The top of this breakwater is about 18 feet above h.w.s.t.