Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 11/55

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier11/55
Cruise period1955-11-29 — 1955-12-21
StatusCompleted
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesHerring larvae survey in the north-western area of the North Sea; a limited hydrographic and chemistry programme with a series of trawls principally for haddock investigations.
Chief scientistC Davidson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 11/55 cruise report sc11_55.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
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 throughout the cruise. Catches were good. No. of hauls not noted.
Demersal fishDescription: A number of trawls took place during the cruise and good catches of haddock and whiting were made. No. of trawls not noted.
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: The echo-sounder was run continuously throughout the cruise. Very few traces were recorded.