Cruise inventory

Prince Madog

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise period1989-09-25 — 1989-09-28
StatusCompleted
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To carry out a baseline survey of the Barrow dredgings disposal site using grabbing and beam trawling.
2. To survey sediments around the dredging disposal site Z for benthic fauna and various contaminants.
3. To survey the sediments in the Burbo Bight for various contaminants.

Aims 1 and 2 were successfully completed, however samples were not collected from the Burbo Bight (aim 3) due to time restrictions caused by bad weather.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog  cruise report prince_madog_sep89.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificLiverpool Bay
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 60
Description: brown shrimp collected for chemical analysis
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 2
Description: rock dredge stations worked.
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 13
Bottom photographyQuantity: activity duration in hours = 1.5
Description: video coverage.