Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 11/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier11/67
Cruise period1967-12-12 — 1967-12-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
PurposeTrials
ObjectivesJoint research cruise with FRV ''Clupea''
The herring tagging programme in the North Minch was cancelled and it was arranged that ''Mara'' experimented on shooting and hauling the purse-seine with the help of the boss boat
Chief scientistGeorge McPherson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), Richard B Burns (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 11/67 cruise report mara11_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: The net was shot and hauled clearly in 4-5 wind.
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: The power block was reattached more firmly and then the net was shot again and hauled with no difficulty.
Gear researchQuantity: number of hauls = 1
Description: The net was shore in high winds, 4-5, and the wind and swell on to increase. The power block was put under strain and came loose from the boom, leaving part of the net to be hauled by hand.