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Title: Delong pier tests at Le Verdon, France
Authors: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Keywords: Soil mechanics
Le Verdon (France) Harbor
Publisher: U.S. Army Engineer Waterways Experiment Station
Engineer Research and Development Center (U.S.)
Description: Technical memorandum
Preface: The Office, Chief of Engineers, in a letter dated 27 July 1954, subject, "Prefabricated Piers -- Foundations Investigations," requested the Waterways Experiment Station to make a soils foundation investigation and analysis of a teach site near Le Verdon, France, where the Transportation Research and Development Command, Transportation Corps, U. S Army, planned to conduct offshore cargo discharge exercises utilizing DeLong piers. The selection of a site for the exercises was the responsibility of Headquarters, U. S. Army, Europe, Communication Zone, Orleans, France. The investigations were conducted in October 1954 by personnel of the Waterways Experiment Station assisted by military personnel of the 11th Transportation Port, Command B, APO 217, U. S. Army. Personnel of the Soils Division, Waterways Experiment Station, who participated in the investigation and analysis were Messrs. W. J. Turnbull, W. G. Shockley, T. B. Goode, A. L. Mathews, and A. O. Brown. This report was prepared by Mr. Mathews.
Rights: Approved for public release; distribution is unlimited.
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