RV Clione CLI11B/75
Cruise summary report
|Ship name (ship code)||RV Clione (74CN)|
|Cruise period||1975-07-18 — 1975-07-24|
|Port of departure||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Port of return||Lowestoft, United Kingdom|
|Objectives||1. ANGUS trials.
2. ANGUS survey of sea bed conditions on a sandeel spawning ground.
Good quallity television pictures of the sea bed on part of the Outer Dowsing Shoal sand eel grounds were observed and recorded on video tape
|Chief scientist||G C Baxter (Ministry of Agriculture, Fisheries and Food Lowestoft Fisheries Laboratory)|
|Cruise report||(0.14 MB)|
|Specific||Outer Dowsing Shoal area, Flamborough Off ground, Filey Bay|
|Biology and fisheries|
|Gear research||Quantity: number of dives = 4|
Description: First dive lasting one and a half hours. Vehicle launched in 14 m depth of water. Checks on handling qualities, speed, visiual presentation and reliability, with observations of sand eels and other animal on the sea bed. 1 dive took place in darkness.
|Gear research||Quantity: number of deployments = 6|
Description: ANGUS launched. 2 targets anchored unsuccessfully.
|Gear research||Quantity: number of deployments = 2|
Description: Acoustic transponders anchored on the sea bed approx 1000m apart