FRV Goldseeker 8/83

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier8/83
Cruise period1983-07-25 — 1983-08-19
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To undertake engineering trials using both falt and vee-type otterboards of different sizes, with a scaled down 'Mystic' trawl.

2) To measure the net drag of the above trawl with and without lower wings.

3) To investigate any difference in engineering performance between rock hopper and bobbin groundropes.
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 8/83 cruise report goldseeker8_83.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: otterboard trials