Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 1/54

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier1/54
Cruise period1954-02-21 — 1954-03-04
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnLeith, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton, trawling and echo-sounding.
Chief scientistJake H Fraser (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 1/54 cruise report sc01_54.pdf — access key 'C' (0.18 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were collected throughout the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. Fish eggs were caught in the nets. No. of hauls not noted.
Eggs and larvaeDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. Fish eggs were caught in the nets. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: A number of trawls were made throughout the cruise. Catches of haddock were good.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingQuantity: number of deployments = 1
Description: The echo-sounder was deployed for almost the whole cruise.