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Cruise inventory

FRV Mara 11/65

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)FRV Mara (74MR)
Cruise identifier11/65
Cruise period1965-12-13 — 1965-12-24
Port of departureBuckie, United Kingdom
Port of returnBuckie, United Kingdom
ObjectivesCollaboration between the Marine Laboratory and GPO Research Station, Dollis Hill

1) The asssembly and testing of a special gantry for handling ''Mobell''
2) The height of the submarine cable above the seabed, and total length suspended was checked several times during the course of operations by divers
3) Measurements were made of the of the spread of warps
4) Measurements of tensions in the wire rigging of the trawl and in the warps before and during catching of the cable were made

Mara was based at Buckie throughout the cruise returning to port from Cullen Bay each evening
Chief scientistJohn J Foster (Department of Agriculture and Fisheries for Scotland Aberdeen Marine Laboratory)
Cruise reportFRV Mara 11/65 cruise report mara11_65.pdf — access key 'C' (0.12 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralNorth Sea
SpecificCullen Bay, Moray Firth
Biology and fisheries 
Gear researchQuantity: number of deployments = 13
Description: Full test runs: flat otterboards.