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Cruise inventory

Prince Madog

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise period1983-09-12 — 1983-09-14
Port of departurePort Penrhyn, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo conduct an 'intensive' monitoring survey of the Liverpool Bay sewage sludge disposal ground by use of grabbing, coring and trawling.

The grab survey was completed, the coring was partially successful but the trawling was abandoned.
Chief scientistE Ivor S Rees (University of Wales, Bangor School of Ocean Sciences)
Cruise reportPrince Madog  cruise report prince_madog_sep83.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificLiverpool Bay
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: anchor dredges for benthos.
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 160
Description: grab samples for sediment physical and chemical analyses, ecological analyses and chemical analyses of benthos.
Core - soft bottomQuantity: number of stations = 5