Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 8/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier8/69
Cruise period1969-07-07 — 1969-07-18
StatusCompleted
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To ascertain the response of the parachute drogues to the effect of swell on the surface pallet.
2. To investigate residual current flow at the eastern entrance to the Pentland Firth.
Chief scientistHarry D Dooley (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 8/69 cruise report mara8_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSouthern Moray Firth, North of Wick, Sinclair Bay
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Other physical oceanographic measurementsQuantity: number of deployments = 6
Description: Parachute drogues released, 1 being supported by purse seine floats, the other by 50'' pallets