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RV Lough Foyle LF 2603

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Lough Foyle (74LG)
Cruise identifierLF 2603
Cruise period2003-06-23 — 2003-06-27
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBelfast, United Kingdom
Port of returnBelfast, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesObjectives

1. To assess the utility of the RV Lough Foyle as a platform for multi beam sonar.
2. To carry out multibeam survey of key features in the N Channel and around Rathlin Island.
3. To survey Stanton and Blackstone Banks.
4. To survey Mingulay, west of Skye and Rum/Eigg sites in the Minch for the presence of deepwater coral, Lophelia pertussa.
Chief scientistMatt Service (Department of Agriculture and Rural Development for Northern Ireland)
Cruise reportRV Lough Foyle LF 2603 cruise report lf26_03.pdf — access key 'C' (0.02 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificNorthern Irish Sea