Area of Operations: 6 miles south of Smith Point, Nantucket Shoals, Nantucket Island, Massachusetts, United States, North America, North Atlantic
Dates: May 26, 1982 to May 26, 1982
Chief scientist: Brad Butman
Objectives: Recover a pressure mooring off Nantucket Island (mooring #256).
Type of Activity: Mooring work;
Information to be derived: Time series data;
Summary: Release confirmed, but mooring would not release. Recovered via dragging. Float came to surface after being touched by grappling hook; pressure sensor lost. Mooring recovered: 1 (#256 deployed FA 82011 WHITEFOOT Apr. 21, 1982).
Contact: Brad Butman (email@example.com)
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