Cruise inventory

FRV Explorer 7B/70

Cruise plan

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Explorer (74EX)
Cruise identifier7B/70
Cruise period1970-08-16 — 1970-08-29
Objectives1) Survey of St Kilda area to locate concentrations of pelagic fish, principally herring.
2) The Engels gear used to sample shoals detected by echo-sounder
3) The engineering performance of the Engles gear will be studied, with particular reference to its manoeuvreability and aimed trawling
4) A wide opening bottom gear will be fished and its perfromance calculated to isolate any variations in its operating characteristics from design figures
Chief scientistD N MacLennan (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise programmeFRV Explorer 7B/70 cruise programme explorer7_70.pdf — access key 'C' (0.09 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificSt Kilda