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MV Whitethorn 8/81leg12

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)MV Whitethorn (74WT)
Cruise identifier8/81leg12
Cruise period1981-09-02 — 1981-09-16
Port of departureBlyth, United Kingdom
Port of returnStornoway, United Kingdom
ObjectivesGeology. Legs 1-6, 12-14. Principal scientists were: Chesher, Owens, Evans and Fyfe. CSU = CSU II Edinburgh

Leg 12:
The purpose of this leg was to complete selected vibrocorer and gravity corer sites in the Central North Sea, namely on the Devil's Hole and Forties sheets, and then to complete routine sampling in Caithness Sheet NW, and if time permitted, to commence sampling the Sutherland Sheet.
Chief scientistJohn A Chesher (Institute of Geological Sciences, Edinburgh)
Cruise reportMV Whitethorn 8/81leg12 cruise report whitethorn08_81leg12.pdf — access key 'C' (1.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificDevil's Hole, Forties Sheets, Caithness Sheet NW, Sutherland Sheet
Routine standard measurementsQuantity: number of stations = 330
Description: 165 GS,44 VE,110 CS, and 11 CR stations in the Central North Sea, NW Caithness and Sutherland