RRS Discovery D113

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD113
Cruise period1980-10-06 — 1980-10-13
Port of departureSouth Shields, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesInstrument trials. Instrument testing cruise. A variety of new and existing gear was tested.
Chief scientistJ Stuart M Rusby (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D113 cruise report d113.pdf (0.19 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
North Atlantic Ocean
Bristol Channel
SpecificS.W. Approaches
Track chartsRRS Discovery D113 cruise track — trk2533.html
Geology and geophysics 
Multi-beam echosoundingDescription: 10 kHz precision echo-sounder.