FRV Scotia 3/56

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Scotia (747S)
Cruise identifier3/56
Cruise period1956-03-18 — 1956-03-23
Port of departureAberdeen, United Kingdom
Port of returnAberdeen, United Kingdom
ObjectivesThe object of the cruise was to test the potentialities of a towed echo-sounder oscillator developed by Dr Swallow.
Chief scientistRobert E Craig (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Scotia 3/56 cruise report sc03_56.pdf (0.21 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCromarty Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchDescription: A towed echosounder oscillator was trialed, noting that there was litte effect on the fish.