Cruise inventory

RV Corella 12B/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier12B/69
Cruise period1969-07-16 — 1969-07-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
Objectives1. To measure the working shape of both the 800 mesh and 1200 mesh Engel trawls.
2. If suitable shoals are available, to practice aimed fishing.
3. To enable Birmingham University staff to carry out experiments with
acoustic apparatus.

During measurement tows, sprats, mackerel, gurnards, whiting, haddock and spurdogs were caught
Chief scientistA R Margetts (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 12B/69 cruise report corella12_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.22 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Specificoff the River Tyne, Tyne-Farne Deeps
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: activity duration in days = 2
Description: Activity in the Tyne-Farne Deeps area using the 800 mesh trawl towed on various lengths of warp over a range of speeds from 2.0 to 4.0 knots. Net gape, spread and depth, otter board, and warp loading were measured