Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 5/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier5/69
Cruise period1969-04-18 — 1969-05-15
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To work a number of hydrographic sections across Rockall Bank and Rockall Channel.
2. To moor recording current meters in the region of the cascading water to the west of Rockall and at two positions south of Rockall.
3. To collect water samples from the southern end of Rockall Channel for the Radiobiology Section.
4. To release surface and sea-bed drifters along two lines of stations in the English Channel.
Chief scientistHarold W Hill (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 5/69 cruise report ernest_holt05_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.36 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 38
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 66
Current metersDescription: May every 10 min
Currents measured from ship driftDescription: anchored vessel
GEK
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: bottom
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: moored ocean. station
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements