FRV Goldseeker 3/86 (1)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier3/86 (1)
Cruise period1986-02-04 — 1986-02-14
Port of departureFort Augustus, United Kingdom
Port of returnFort Augustus, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Tests on new rope angle metres for measurements on seine net ropes

2) Trials of digital spreadmeter system modified for long range operation on pair trawls and siene nets.

3) Evaluation of scanmar distance measuring equipment (on loan) for use as a spreadmeter system.

4) Testing and calibration of offset range depthmetres.

5) Testing of newly constructed and refurbished underwater tension meters.

6) Trials with self recording deck instrumentation developed for the operation on comercial vessels.
Chief scientistGordon G Urquhart (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 3/86 (1) cruise report goldseeker3_86.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificLoch Ness
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research