FRV Goldseeker 3/86 (2)

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier3/86 (2)
Cruise period1986-02-15 — 1986-02-24
Port of departureFort Augustus, United Kingdom
Port of returnFort Augustus, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Calibration of speed logs. A number of calibration runs were made but considerable difficulties were experienced in obtaining a sufficiently straight course for the method to be valid.

2) Trials with enhanced gear data logging computer systems. The computer was not ready in time for any tests to be made.

3) Evaluations of prototype fishing activities recorder.

4) Investigation of the velocity distribution inside a net.

5) Drag and velocity measures on PT 163 codend and extension
Chief scientistGordon G Urquhart (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 3/86 (2) cruise report goldseeker3_86.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificLoch Ness
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research