Cruise inventory

FRV Scotia 13/52

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier13/52
Cruise period1952-11-30 — 1952-12-22
StatusCompleted
Port of departureLeith, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
PurposeResearch
ObjectivesHydrography, plankton (inc. herring larvae), trawling and bottom surveys.
Chief scientistRobert Johnston (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 13/52 cruise report sc13_52.pdf — access key 'C' (0.24 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
North East Atlantic Ocean (limit 40W)
SpecificMoray Firth, Orkney & Shetland.
Measurements 
Physical oceanography 
Subsurface temperature and salinity measurementsDescription: A number of temperature measurements were collected during the cruise. No. of measurements not noted.
Biology and fisheries 
ZooplanktonDescription: A number of plankton hauls were made during the cruise. No. of hauls not noted.
Eggs and larvaeDescription: A number of herring larvae samples were collected during the cruise. No. of samples not noted.
Pelagic fishQuantity: number of hauls = 31
Description: A number of hauls took place during the cruise. Catches of haddock, whiting, saithe and lemon sole were made.
Demersal fishQuantity: number of hauls = 31
Description: A number of hauls took place during the cruise. Catches of haddock, whiting, saithe and lemon sole were made.