Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 5/52

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier5/52
Cruise period1952-06-06 — 1952-06-25
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton & trawling surveys.
Chief scientistAlan Saville (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 5/52 cruise report sc05_52.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature and salinity measurements were made throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: During the cruise a number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Pelagic fishDescription: A number of hauls were made throughout the cruise. Samples of cod, lemon sole and halibut were caught. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of hauls were made throughout the cruise. Samples of cod, lemon sole and halibut were caught. No. of hauls not noted.
Gear researchDescription: A number of preliminary trials of the pelagic trawl took place during the cruise. No. of trials not noted.