RV Clione CLI2/68

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI2/68
Cruise period1968-01-27 — 1968-02-16
Port of departureLiverpool, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To salvage the current meter station at 54°OO'N 03°55''W from which the surface buoy disappeared during Cruise 1.
2. To trawl for meter 385 which disappeared fron the rig at
54°05'N 04°25'W.
3. To lay 11 new current neters at stations 53°46' 04°37', 54'05' 04'25' and 54'32' O4°2O'.
4. To continue examining the performances of the current meters while in the sea with the aid of the Plessey hydrophone equipment and the diving team.
5. To measure currents by means of the Kelvin Hughes current meter and the towed electrode system.
6. To release Woodhead seabed drifters between Anglesey and the
Isle of Man and in the region between St. Bee's Head and Walney Island.
Chief scientistJohn W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI2/68 cruise report clione2_68.pdf (0.48 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Physical oceanography 
Surface drifters/drifting buoysDescription: bottom
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: currents msmnts from moored ocean. stat.