Cruise inventory

RRS Discovery D55

Cruise summary report

Cruise Info. 
Ship name (ship code)RRS Discovery (74E3)
Cruise identifierD55
Cruise period1973-09-08 — 1973-10-19
Port of departureBarry, United Kingdom
Port of returnSouthampton, United Kingdom
ObjectivesGeological reconnaissance with GLORIA and air-gun in the eastern Mediterranean.
Chief scientistA H B Stride (Institute of Oceanographic Sciences Wormley Laboratory)
Cruise reportRRS Discovery D55 cruise report d55.pdf — access key 'C' (0.66 MB) 
Ocean/sea areas 
GeneralStrait of Gibraltar (Mediterranean Sea)
Track chartsRRS Discovery D55 cruise track — d55track.pdf (0.14 MB) 
Occasional standard measurements
Geology and geophysics 
Core - soft bottomDescription: wide bore corer, to investigate the int.structure of large mud bodies in the Gulf of Cadiz