Cruise inventory

RV Corella 17/77

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Corella (74CX)
Cruise identifier17/77
Cruise period1977-11-14 — 1977-11-23
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To continue work with RV CLIONE to determine the efficiency of the Granton trawl when rigged with a door-to-door tickler. Not attempted due to bad weather
2. To sample water from the sea bottom by pumping.
3. To carry out measurements of light penetration into the sea by use of the spectral radiometer. Not completed due to bad weather but some were made with the sensors mounted on the foredeck
4. To bring back live dabs to the laboratory. Abandoned due to bad weather.
Chief scientistP Scholes (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Corella 17/77 cruise report corella17_77.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCorton, Marsdiep, Trevors Pit, Hopton, Texel, Den Helder
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsQuantity: number of measurements = 4
Description: Water sampling using the 1 1/2 HP Safran pump delivering 15 gallons a minute through 500ft of pipe