Cruise inventory

RV Ernest Holt 5/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Ernest Holt (74EH)
Cruise identifier5/67
Cruise period1967-05-25 — 1967-06-13
Port of departureGrimsby, United Kingdom
Port of returnGrimsby, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To carry out a tin tow net survey for eggs and larvae of fish species potentially important for industrial fishing development. The area to be covered including the southern part of the North Sea, English Channel, British Channel, south of Ireland, St. George's Channel, Cardigan Bay and western Irish Sea.
2. A concurrent echo survey using both low (30 and 48 kHz) and high frequency (100 kHz) equipment, the latter with fish counting gear attached.
3. Hydrographic observations involving surface temperatures, salinities and thermocline observations.
4. Midwater and bottom fishing if any worthwhile fish concentrations are located, and collecticn of fish blood samples.
Chief scientistP O Johnson (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Ernest Holt 5/67 cruise report ernest_holt05_67.pdf — access key 'C' (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificBristol Channel
Physical oceanography 
Surface measurements underway (T,S)Description: T only
BathythermographQuantity: number of profiles = 102
Description: mechanical