Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0274C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0274C
Cruise period1974-02-26 — 1974-03-16
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a series of handling trials to prove the completed handling system using a reduced number of staff.
2. To carry out an extensive series of emergency recoveries with the vehicle floating or submerged.
3. To investigate the problems of using a hand held location system during emergency operations.
4. To evaluate the limiting sea state for handling.
Chief scientistGeorge Cameron (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
ProjectPerparatory Towed Underwater Vehicle Mock-up Trials
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0274C cruise report cl2_74.pdf — access key 'C' (0.13 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of recoveries = 9
Description: Emergency recoveries made with the TUV sunk on the bottom