Vema cruise 12, Argentina - South Africa - Southwest Africa : April 1957-May 1957

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This bound log book contains 2 pages of data related to V12-9 (presumably Vema cruise 12, leg 9) recorded by R. J. Menzies (Robert James Menzies). First page contains the following data for various samples: sample number, time in, time out, date, meter, log, depth, notes. The second page is entitled "SBT # 15 Mark II" and includes data about coordinates, depth, wire angle, time down, time up, and results for what seems like a single tow.

Date Range


Start Date

May 19, 1957

End Date

Jul 29, 1957

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  • Marine Biology
  • Plankton
  • Invertebrates
  • Marine biologists
  • Marine biology


  • South Atlantic Ocean
  • Brazil


  • Fieldbook record
  • Field notes
  • Logbooks

Accession #

SIA Acc. 09-008

Collection name

Allan W. H. Bé papers, circa 1953-1969

Physical Description

1 logbook

Physical Location

Smithsonian Institution Archives


Box 1 Folder 16