FV Devonian DEV_FEB81

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FV Devonian (746D)
Cruise identifierDEV_FEB81
Cruise period1981-02-12 — 1981-02-15
Port of departureDartmouth, United Kingdom
Port of returnDartmouth, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo determine the float-track of a trial buoy for the SAR experimental buoy to be deployed in Start Bay in the summer of 1981.
To perform in-date training dives.
To replace the Eddystone Waverider.
Chief scientistJohn D Humphery (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Taunton)
Cruise reportFV Devonian DEV_FEB81 cruise report devonian_feb81.pdf (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralEnglish Channel
SpecificStart Bay, Devon and Eddystone Rock
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: Adjustment of buoy weight took place during the cruise. No. of trials not noted.