FRV Mara 8/76
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1976-07-05 — 1976-07-09|
|Port of departure||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Buckie, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To study the engineering performance and gear geometry of the laboratory 200hp four panel trawl (Lossie J) and that of a commercially available 200hp trawl (Boris Mystic), with particular reference to the relationships between available towing power, gear drag, otterboard size and type and bridle angle.
2. To obtain cine film and still photographs of both gears for subsequent analysis.
3. To test the diver's underwater distance measuring instrument.
|Chief scientist||R Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.10 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|