FRV Clupea 0975C
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||FRV Clupea (74CU)|
|Cruise period||1975-08-14 — 1975-08-22|
|Objectives||The 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.
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 scientist||John J Foster (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.12 MB)|
|Specific||Cullen Bay, Invergordon|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: 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.