Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 3/69

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier3/69
Cruise period1969-03-24 — 1969-03-29
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Tagging of haddock caught in a detachable codend
2) Some samples of live bottom organisms for aquarium work were taken by grab
3) Handling trials with the detachable codend

A leak in the propeller hub forced ''Mara'' to return to Buckie for repairs as no further fishing was possible
Chief scientistRodney Jones (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 3/69 cruise report mara3_69.pdf — access key 'C' (0.03 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificMoray Firth, Smith Bank