Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 11/70

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier11/70
Cruise period1970-09-23 — 1970-10-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
ObjectivesThe aims of this cruise were to test the launch and recovery system for the projected towed underwater vehicle on "Clupea", and to make any necessary engineering modifications to improve the reliability and safety of the technique.
Chief scientistGeorge Cameron (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 11/70 cruise report cl11_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.11 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificBuckie Harbour
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: activity duration in days = 3
Description: During the first 3 days of the cruise, modification to the position of rollers on the gantry frame and other minor structural modifiations were carried out and a temporary wooden cradle was built on to the stern platform of the ship