Subject: Data/NSB/July 1, 1997/Center for Oceanic Research and Education/Yankee Fleet

Yankee Fleet: Carol Hill/Lisa Foerster (yankee@tiac.net)
Wed, 02 Jul 1997 14:33:17 -0700

Vessel:  Yankee Spirit
Location:  Gloucester, MA
Date:  July 1, 1997
Organization:  Center for Oceanic Research and Education
Sea State:  3"-1.5 feet
Swell:  1 foot
Weather:  Bright, Increasing wind
Cloud Cover:  2-3/10ths
Wind Speed/Direction:  10-13 knots, SW
Visibility:  9 kilometers
Recorder:  M. Villano, L. Foerster

SPECIES	#	TIME		LORAN		BEHAVIOR	ID/NAMES

Bp	1	1439		13797/44277	passed

Bp	1+1+1	1444		13799/44271 	in area

Mn	1	1444		same		in area

Ba	1	1448		13794/44268	passed

Bp	2	1448		same		in area

Mn	2	1448-1454	13794/44267	Slow travel	Anvil and calf
								97-36L, 11-13

Bp	3+2+2+1+1   1457-1459	13788/44266	travelling	

Mn	2	1457-1459	same		travelling	Sockeye+?
								97-36L, 14

Mn	2	1500-1511	13783/44267	travelling, 	Ember & Filament
						one breach	97-36L, 15, 17-19

Mn	2	1515-1531	13791/44264	slow travel,	Bandit & Fracture
						tail breach	97-36L, 20-22

Bp	2+1	1535		13790/44263	in area

Ba	1	1537		13791/44262	in area

Mn	1	1537		same		in area

Mn	1	1550-1552	13796/44257	travelling

Mn	2	1553-1604	13797/44257	travelling	? 97-36L, 24

Mn	1+2+1	1607-1625	13802/44261	travelling,	?  97-36L, 25, 26
						one Mn breached


Trip totals:  17 Mn, 18 Bp, 2 Ba

Birds observed:  Double crested cormorants, Snowy egrets, Canada geese, Common eiders, 
Herring gulls, Greater black-backed gulls, Ring billed gulls, Common terns, Sooty 
shearwaters, Wilson's storm petrels, Northern Gannets.