Cruise inventory

FRV Clupea 0975C

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Clupea (74CU)
Cruise identifier0975C
Cruise period1975-08-14 — 1975-08-22
ObjectivesThe objectives of the initial manned tests with the Towed Underwater Vehicle (TUV) were as follows:
1. Familiarisation of staff with the vehicle and operational procedures.
2. Test
A) handling system with vehicle manned.
B) life support (including diving back-up) systems.
C) communications systems.
D) static stability when manned using weight adjustment etc.
E) control of vehicle in a tideway with the Clupea anchored.
Chief scientistJohn J Foster (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Clupea 0975C cruise report cl9_75.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCullen Bay, Invergordon
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of dives = 11
Description: 2 manned dives with the TUV, one to the seabed (55ft) were completed. Overall total duration of 10hr 7 minutes.