Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 1895C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier1895C
Cruise period1995-11-13 — 1995-11-24
StatusCompleted
Port of departureArdrossan, United Kingdom
Port of returnFraserburgh, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
Objectives1. To collect seabed sediment samples from the Beaufort's Dyke dredge spoil disposal site; from the Beaufort's Dyke explosives disposal site; and from the area adjacent to the explosives disposal site and the Premier Transco Scotland to Northern Ireland natural gas pipeline. The samples will be preserved for particle size and chemical analyses.
2. To undertake exploratory side-scan sonar and underwater television studies in the vicinity of the Beaufort's Dyke explosives disposal site, to confirm the suitability of selected areas for seabed trawling operations. To undertake a subsequent trawl survey in the selected areas, to collect samples of representative species for chemical analysis.
3. To map the seabed in the northern sector of the Beaufort's Dyke explosives disposal site, and in areas adjacent to the explosives disposal site and the Premier Transco natural gas pipeline, using RoxAnn.
4. To undertake preliminary side-scan sonar and underwater television surveys in the northern sector of the Beaufort's Dyke site, and in areas adjacent to the disposal site and the Premier Transco natural gas pipeline.
5. To collect seabed sediment samples from the Sound of Mull, Loch Linnhe and Inner Sound munitions disposal sites, for particle size and chemical analyses.
Chief scientistDerek Saward (Scottish Office Agriculture Environment and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 1895C cruise report cl18_95.pdf — access key 'C' (0.64 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Irish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificBeaufort's Dyke, Sound of Mull, Loch Linnhe, Inner Sound
Track chartsFRV Clupea 1895C cruise track — cl18_95track.pdf (0.52 MB) 
Measurements 
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 67
Bottom photography
Long/short range side scan sonarDescription: Side-scan sonar
Other geological/geophysical measurementsDescription: RoxAnn survey.