Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 7A/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier7A/67
Cruise period1967-08-19 — 1967-08-30
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnGreenock, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Instrumented gear testing of the bottom trawl and spare mid-water trawl, at various depths, using different lengths of warp
2) Motion filming of the activities of the trawls, instrument preparation before the haul, data collection afterwards and some shots of the shipboard instrument operation
3) An underwater camera was used with both trawls
4) The prototype telemeter or Furuno depth transmitter was attached to the net where possible
Chief scientistD N MacLennan (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 7A/67 cruise report explorer7_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.27 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificRockall, St Kilda
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 18
Description: 3 were not fully instrumented. Bottom and Mid-water trawl