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Samuel Baxter

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Cruise Info. 
Ship nameSamuel Baxter
Cruise period1979-04-20 — 1979-04-23
Port of departureWhitehaven, United Kingdom
Port of returnWhitehaven, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo conduct a preliminary side-scan sonar survey of the NE Irish Sea in the area north of 54°N and east of 4°W in preparation for a detailed survey in June 1979. To test the DECCA Trisponder navigation system in this area.
Chief scientistTimothy J Smith (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportSamuel Baxter  cruise report samuel_baxter_apr79.pdf — access key 'C' (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsSamuel Baxter  cruise track — samuel_baxter_apr79track.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: Continuous along selected tracks.