RV Ernest Holt 11B/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Ernest Holt (74EH)|
|Cruise period||1969-12-05 — 1969-12-19|
|Port of departure||Great Yarmouth, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Grimsby, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To recover the current meter array moored in the Irish Sea during ERNEST HOLT Cruise 10/69.
2. To complete hydrographic sections across the North Channel and between
Anglesey and Dublin.
3. To test the Bissett Berman TSD System.
4. To track parachute drogues in the vicinity of one of the current meter stations.
5. To collect deep frozen herring samples from Dublin for the Pelagic Section.
|Chief scientist||Harold W Hill (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.31 MB)|
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
|Current meters||Quantity: number of recoveries = 20|
Description: current meters on 8 rigs
|Current meters||Quantity: number of stations = 11|
Description: current meter stations
|Biology and fisheries|
|Pelagic fish||Description: deep frozen sprat and herring|
|Demersal fish||Description: trawl, mainly skate and rays|