Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 6/71

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier6/71
Cruise period1971-06-22 — 1971-07-08
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To survey selected areas in the Moray Firth (40-50 fm depth) and determine their suitability for acoustic range work.
2. To continue the 1971 programme for testing and evaluating noise recording equipment (ref. 4CP71).
3. To investigate the suitability of alternative techniques for laying and recovering long hydrophone cables in over 40 fm of water.
4. To study the problems associated with using a pelagic trawl gear close to the sea bed.
Chief scientistD N MacLennan (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 6/71 cruise report cl6_71.pdf — access key 'C' (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 1
Current metersQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: instrument development