FRV Goldseeker 8/84

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Goldseeker (74GO)
Cruise identifier8/84
Cruise period1984-08-09 — 1984-08-24
Port of departureStornoway, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
Objectives1) To undertake engineering trials using rubber disc, rock hopper and bobbin footropes with a dual purpose fish/prawn trawl on both soft and firm bottom

2) To measure the drag of the above trawl with and without lower wings.
Chief scientistR Derek Galbraith (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Goldseeker 8/84 cruise report goldseeker8_84.pdf (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
Specificoff Stornoway
Biology and fisheries 
Gear research