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Cruise inventory

RRS John Murray JM10/71 Leg3

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS John Murray (74MJ)
Cruise identifierJM10/71 Leg3
Cruise period1971-10-05 — 1971-10-14
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnBarry, United Kingdom
ObjectivesTo recover current meter moorings and a sea-bed mounted tide gauge deployed during legs 1 and 2 of JM10/71. This formed part of the BISOP 71 project to study the circulation of the Irish Sea.

All the moorings were recovered (see attached report), whilst the tide gauge was recovered by a French trawler on 12 December 1971.
Chief scientistLeonard M Skinner (Institute of Coastal Oceanography and Tides)
ProjectBISOP 71
Cruise reportRRS John Murray JM10/71 Leg3 cruise report bisop71.pdf — access key 'C' (5.06 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralIrish Sea and St. George's Channel
Track chartsRRS John Murray JM10/71 Leg3 cruise track — john_murray10_71trk.pdf (0.02 MB) 
Physical oceanography 
Current metersQuantity: number of recoveries = 7
Description: Moorings
Sea level (inc. bot. press., inverted echosounder)Quantity: number of recoveries = 1
Description: Single instrument 28 days recording