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MV Whitethorn 2/83 Leg 8

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier2/83 Leg 8
Cruise period1983-08-10 — 1983-08-23
StatusCompleted
Port of departureShoreham-by-Sea, United Kingdom
Port of returnHull, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesObjectives

1. Complete the surface sediment sample grid on the Wight and Guernsey sheets
2. Drill eight chosen sites on the Dungeness Boulogne sheet.

Both objectives were achieved with 269 shipek and gravity core stations being occupied and seven out of the eight drill sites completed.
Chief scientistC D R Evans (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 2/83 Leg 8 cruise report whitethorn02_83leg8.pdf — access key 'C' (1.95 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificEnglish Channel
Track chartsMV Whitethorn 2/83 Leg 8 cruise track — trk2913c.html