Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 12/83 (2)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier12/83 (2)
Cruise period1983-12-14 — 1983-12-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesTo collect live gadoids.

Live haddock and cod caught from the trawls were landed in Aberdeen on the 16/12/1983. Deteriorating weather conditions and boiler tube problems forced the curtailment of the trawling programme
Chief scientistD D Seaton (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 12/83 (2) cruise report explorer12_83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBuchan Deeps, Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Explorer 12/83 (2) cruise track — explorer12_83track.pdf (00 MB) 
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishDescription: trawls for haddock and cod.