Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 4/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier4/69
Cruise period1969-03-31 — 1969-04-17
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Drogue tracking was carried out throughout the cruise near the current meter moorings laid by ''Scotia''
2) Divers attached a pick-up line to the current meter mooring

''Mara'' was unable to sail on the 16/04/1969 due to an engine fault
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory), John H Steele (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 4/69 cruise report mara4_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Current profiler (eg ADCP)Description: Currents were measured at 4-8cm/sec away from the shore. No. of measurements taken not noted.
Surface drifters/drifting buoysQuantity: number of measurements = 1
Description: Drogue tracking was carried out throughout the cruise. No./Length of tracking not specified.
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of experiments = 1
Description: The radio buoys proved satisfactory after tests. No. of tests not specified.