Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||Ocean Bounty (74OF)|
|Cruise period||1987-09-29 — 1987-10-14|
|Port of departure||Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Berwick-upon-Tweed, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. To investigate the extent of possible offshore lobster grounds off the South East coast.
2. To survey the artificial reef near Torness power station
|Chief scientist||James A M Kinnear (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.08 MB)|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of observations = 1|
Description: Trials were carried out off Berwick. No of trials not specified.
|Gear research||Quantity: number of observations = 3|
Description: Trials were carried out using the British Geological Survey's sidescan sonar, the Lab's own newly developed sidescan sonar and 'SeaPup' remote control submersible
|Geology and geophysics|
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: number of observations = 1|
Description: Sidescan sonar investigations showed the reef 100m inside the outermost coordinate.
|Long/short range side scan sonar||Quantity: number of surveys = 1|
Description: During the journey back to Peace Bay, a reef area was investigated using sidescan sonar.