FRV Mara 4/69
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Mara (74MR)|
|Cruise period||1969-03-31 — 1969-04-17|
|Objectives||1) 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 scientist||Harry 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 report||(0.03 MB)|
|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 buoys||Quantity: number of measurements = 1|
Description: Drogue tracking was carried out throughout the cruise. No./Length of tracking not specified.
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of experiments = 1|
Description: The radio buoys proved satisfactory after tests. No. of tests not specified.