Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 7B/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier7B/67
Cruise period1967-09-04 — 1967-09-19
StatusCompleted
Port of departureGreenock, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1) Trawling survey
2) Plankton survey
3) Hydrographic observations
4) Echo-sounding observations made with the K&H MS28 sounder used with a towed transducer
Chief scientistD Ferrier S Raitt (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 7B/67 cruise report explorer7_67_ii.pdf — access key 'C' (0.15 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Atlantic Ocean
North Sea
SpecificRockall Bank, Butt of Lewis, W of Shetland, NW of Scotland
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 15
Description: temperature and salinity observations were made at all standard depths
Biology and fisheries 
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 39
Description: blue whiting, coral, silver smelts, haddock, ling, skate, cod, saithe and Norway pout
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 39
Description: blue whiting, coral, silver smelts, haddock, ling, skate, cod, saithe and Norway pout
Meteorology 
Routine standard measurements