Subject: Data/NSB/July 14 1997/Center for Oceanic Research and Education/Yankee Fleet

Yankee Fleet: Carol Hill/Lisa Foerster (yankee@tiac.net)
Tue, 15 Jul 1997 16:03:42 -0700

Vessel:  Yankee Spirit
Location:  Gloucester, MA
Date:  July 14, 1997
Organization:  Center for Oceanic Research and Education
Weather:  Bright, hazy
Cloud Cover:  50-60 percent
Wind Speed:  3-6 knots
Direction:  SW
Visibility:  9 kilometers
Sea Height:  catpaw
Swell Height:  less than one foot
Recorder:  L. Foerster

Species	#	Time		Loran		Behavior	Photos/Names

Bp	1	1409		13848/44302	passed

Mn	1	1409		same		in area

Mn	1	1415		13848/44293	passed

Mn	1+2	1446		13823/44248	in area

Ba	1	1449		13817/44248	passed

Mn	1+1	1451-1504	13813/44251	slow travel	97-44L, 7&8

Mn	2	1513		13797/44242	passed

Mn	2	1517-1521	13790/44240	breach, 	97-44L, 9-20
						flipper slap
		1521-1548	whales split association, slaps	

Ba	1+1+1	1517		same		in area

Mn	1+1+1	1554		13784/44229	Flick feeding	Fracture, others unknown
								97-44L, 21-23

Bp	1	1615		13782/44223	passed		97-44L, 24, 25

Mn	1+2+1	1615-1628	same		slow travel	97-45L, 1-5

Trip totals:  17 humpbacks, 2 fin whales, 4 minke whales