Cruise inventory

RV Cirolana CIR1/74

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Cirolana (74CZ)
Cruise identifierCIR1/74
Cruise period1974-01-10 — 1974-01-30
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1 To re-survey the deep trawling grounds on the Atlantic continental slope
from the South Hake Ground to Sulisker in winter.
2 To weigh and measure all the potentially marketable species caught and to
take otoliths for subsequent age determination.
3. To deep freeze small samples of the major species for Torry Research Station.
4 To recover a current meter station laid in deep water in the Southwest
Approaches on CIROLANA 10/73.
5 To obtain Cephalopods for Dr Clarke (MBA).
Chief scientistJ P Bridger (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Cirolana CIR1/74 cruise report ci01_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Track chartsRV Cirolana CIR1/74 cruise track — trk1369.html RV Cirolana CIR1/74 cruise track — trk1369a.html RV Cirolana CIR1/74 cruise track — trk1369b.html
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsDescription: T only
Biology and fisheries 
Eggs and larvaeQuantity: number of samples = 21
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 21
Description: population, environment
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements