Cruise inventory

Prince Madog

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)Prince Madog (74PD)
Cruise period1984-09-10 — 1984-09-14
Port of departureMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Port of returnMenai Bridge, United Kingdom
Objectives1. To conduct a routine monitoring survey of the Liverpool Bay Sewage sludge dumpsite by use of grabbing, coring and trawling.
2. To collect samples of benthos for chemical analysis at MBA.
3. To collect grab and core samples from the relatively uncontaminated area to the west of the sewage sludge dumpsite.
Chief scientistSteven M Rowlatt (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Burnham Laboratory)
Cruise reportPrince Madog  cruise report prince_madog_sep84.pdf — access key 'C' (0.08 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
SpecificLiverpool Bay
Physical oceanography 
Water bottle stationsQuantity: number of stations = 4
Description: a routine sediment monitoring survey of the sewage sludge dumpsite.
Biology and fisheries 
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 3
Description: beam trawl stations worked.
Geology and geophysics 
GrabQuantity: number of samples = 79
Description: grab samples for benthos