FRV Explorer 10/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier10/83
Cruise period1983-10-07 — 1983-10-26
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesNorth Sea pre-recruit survey.

''Explorer'' returned to Aberdeen on the 08/10/1983 for radar repair work. A half-landing took place on the 14/10/1983. Work was cutailed by nescessary repairs to radar equipment and the trawl winch on the 19/10/1932 and the 22/10/1983
Chief scientistRobin M Cook (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Explorer 10/83 cruise report explorer10_83.pdf (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Norwegian Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificNorthern N. Sea and N. East Coast Scotland, Orkney, Buchan, Moray Firth
Track chartsFRV Explorer 10/83 cruise track — trk2989.html
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 34
Description: monitoring. Haddock, whiting, and Norway pout werr caught