RV Clione CLI7/67

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RV Clione (74CN)
Cruise identifierCLI7/67
Cruise period1967-08-08 — 1967-08-18
Port of departureLowestoft, United Kingdom
Port of returnLowestoft, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To moor 7 recording current meter stations at intervals of five and ten miles in the form of a cross, and ascertain how representative of all the readings those at the centre station are.
2. To suspend two Plessey meters and a Direct Reading current meter from one point and thus compare closely the speeds recorded by each over a 12.5 hour tidal period.
3. To test the ion-exchange salinometer, the expendable bathythermograph system and other items of hydrographic equipment.
Chief scientistJohn W Ramster (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)
Cruise reportRV Clione CLI7/67 cruise report clione7_67.pdf (0.29 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
Physical oceanography 
Currents measured from ship driftDescription: anchored vessel
Other physical oceanographic measurementsDescription: moored ocean.station