Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 7/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier7/69
Cruise period1969-07-01 — 1969-07-24
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To echo survey fishing grounds north of Iceland.
2. To assess the possibility of carrying out surveys of 0-group fish in the pelagic scattering layer.
3. To collect cod blood samples for Dr Jamieson from East Greenland and for
Hamilton Dock from Icelandic waters.
4. To collect live specimens of Anarhichas spp and Sebastes spp for Dr Purdom.
Chief scientistDavid J Garrod (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 7/69 cruise report ernest_holt07_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.26 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Physical oceanography 
Biology and fisheries 
Biochemical measurements (eg lipids, amino acids)Description: samples of fish and blood collected as required
Demersal fishDescription: samples of plaice frozen
Exploratory fishingDescription: investigate distribution of fish such as cod, haddock and coalish