FRV Goldseeker 6/89

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier6/89
Cruise period1989-05-01 — 1989-05-19
Port of departureUllapool, United Kingdom
Port of returnKyle of Lochalsh, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To obtain detailed video tape recordings of the sea bed within the propsed Several Fishery Order site in Loch Ewe, and of experimental sites in Loch Gairloch.

2) To carry out dredge hauls in the Several Fishery Order site.

3) To locate and use suitable areas of sea bed for testing modifications to the colour TV sledge.
Chief scientistTrevor R W Howell (Scottish Office Agriculture and Fisheries Department Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 6/89 cruise report goldseeker6_89.pdf (0.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificLoch Gairloch
Track chartsFRV Goldseeker 6/89 cruise track — goldseeker6_89track.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Geology and geophysics 
DredgeQuantity: number of deployments = 8
Description: Surfaced scallops and and queens
Bottom photographyDescription: Video tape recordings of the sea bed.