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RRS James Cook JC005

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS James Cook (740H)
Cruise identifierJC005
Cruise period2007-02-21 — 2007-03-02
StatusCompleted
Port of departureSouthampton, United Kingdom
Port of returnSanta Cruz de Tenerife, Spain
PurposeTrials
ObjectivesJC005 was a trials cruise. The principal objectives were:

a) To undertake deep-water trials on the oceanographic winch systems installed in James Cook in order to verify satisfactory completion of post commissioning adjustments and remedial work.

b) To conduct an investigation into the prevalence and behaviour of under hull aeration using hull mounted underwater video cameras in conjunction with the operation of acoustic survey instruments installed in the vessel.
Chief scientistGeorge M Batten (National Marine Facilities Sea Systems)
Projectn/a
Coordinating bodyNOCS
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorth East Atlantic