Cruise inventory

Unity 1810H

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Unity (74UT)
Cruise identifier1810H
Cruise period2010-11-22 — 2010-12-03
Port of departureFraserburgh, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom

1. Recover two current meter moorings East Shetland.
2. Recover and redeploy three ADCP moorings in the Faroe Shetland Channel.
3. Redeploy one ADCP mooring in the Faroe-Shetland Channel.


The Unity will sail from Fraserburgh to the East of Shetland mooring positions. On arrival at the East of Shetland mooring positions, (60° 18.65'N 000° 42.16'W, 60° 10.00'N 000° 09.97'W) recovery will be made. On completion, passage will be made to the Faroe-Shetland Channel to deploy ADCP mooring NWSD (60° 26.95'N 004° 22.25'W). This will be followed by recovery, service and redeployment of ADCP moorings NWSD* (60 30.48'N 004 33.98'W); NWSE (60° 16.49'N 004° 19.99'W) and NWSF (60° 11.99'N 004° 00.06'W).

(NOTE: The survey will take Unity into the Foinaven Development Area. This is now standard practice, and normal on-site communications will be established with the Foinaven co-ordinating officer).

Normal contacts will be maintained with the laboratory.
Chief scientistGeorge Slesser (Marine Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeUnity 1810H cruise programme 1810h.pdf — access key 'C' (0.14 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificEast Shetland, Faroe Shetland Channel.
Track chartsUnity 1810H cruise track — 1810htrk.pdf (0.13 MB)