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Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 4/60

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier4/60
Cruise period1960-04-25 — 1960-05-16
Port of returnMallaig, United Kingdom
Objectives1) Siene netting in the Clyde
2) Measurements were made on the performance of the winch and the engine while heaving
3) Loch Nevis survey
Chief scientistW Dickson (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 4/60 cruise report mara4and5_60.pdf — access key 'C' (0.07 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralInner Seas off the West Coast of Scotland
SpecificAyr, Mallaig, Coll, Loch Slappin
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: activity duration in days = 14
Description: The first two weeks were spent seine netting in the Clyde. Measurements were taken on the performance of the winch and engine when heaving.
Gear researchDescription: Several hauls were made at Loch Slappin on the way to Mallaig. No. of hauls not recorded.
Gear researchDescription: Testing continued and it was noted thet the equipment only worked successfully on hard smooth sand and not on muddy patches. No. of trials not specified.