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The wall
04-JUL-2004

The wall

The seawall at North Cronulla beach is built of hundreds of these hexagonal concrete blocks.

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chris brown 18-Jan-2009 22:35
contact email address changed to chrisbrown.seabees@googlemail.com.
Sean03-May-2006 11:09
The Seabees info was kindly posted by Chris Brown- Seabees@clara.net . I accidently deleted his post...
Sean03-May-2006 11:06
These unit.s are called 'Seabees' - what else would you call something that forms a honeycomb in the sea? Invented by me one Saturday afternoon in Sydney, August 1974. First used at Christian Brothers beach house at Wamberal Beach [ref Brother Cramm] in 1978. First major installation at Abbot Pont, Queensland, 1981. Cronulla Beach Seawall also incorportese a floating gabion to in the beach over the remnants of the 1939 wall which was damaged in 1939 & finally collapsed in the storms of 1974. Cramic Seabees can be found at Garden Island and Gosford, also at Green Island. Recent projects include Patagonia, Cocos (Keeling) Islands, Beacon Point [Melbourne], Blackpool & Al Khiran in Kuwait.

For more details, contact Seabees@clara.net