Subject: Data/SJL/July 1, 1998/Center for Oceanic Research and Education/Yankee Spirit

Katherine Gilmour (kmgilmour@email.msn.com)
Tue, 7 Jul 1998 23:28:53 -0400

Vessel:    Yankee Spirit
Port:    Gloucester, MA
Date:    July 1, 1998
Cruise Time:    0830
Weather:    Cloudy, overcast, patchy fog
Cloud cover: 9/10ths
Wind Speed:    3kts
Direction:    NE
Visibility: 4K in fog to 7k
Sea Ht:    catpaw
Swell Ht:    2-4 ft

#, Species, Time, Lat, Lon, Behavior, Names

2, Mn, 0910, 42 32' 480"N, 70 33' 580"W,Lobtail feeding then probable
nursing,MilkyWay&calf
1, Mn, 0910, 42 32' 480"N, 70 33' 580"W, In Area
1+1, Ba, 0910, 42 32' 480"N, 70 33' 580"W, In area
1, Bp, 0910, 42 32' 480"N, 70 33' 580"W, In area
1, Mn, 1014, 42 32' 691"N, 70 29' 891"W, slo travel, Pylon
1+1, Mn, 1014, 42 32' 691"N, 70 29' 891"W, in area
1+1, Ba, 1115, 42 34' 330"N, 70 23' 530"W, in area
1, Bp, 1115, 42 34' 330"N, 70 23' 530"W, Lunge feeding fin whale, rolled
over next to boat!! flipper out of water, saw genital slits!!
AMAZING!!!!!!!!
2, Mn, 1115, 42 34' 330"N, 70 23' 530"W, Travelling, Palette and calf
2, Mn, 1115, 42 24' 330"N, 70 23' 530"W, in area

Trip Totals: 4 hrs    Mn: 10    Bp: 2    Ba: 4

WHAT A DAY