Missing Static Gear – 17th of September 2018

17th September 2018

All –

90 creels in total are missing.

THE SKIPPER WISHES TO CO-OPERATE WITH OTHERS WORKING IN THE AREA. PLEASE PHONE HIM ON 07796238359

The skipper would greatly appreciate any information about mistaken hooking of gear in order to give him an area to creep for the gear and recover it.

Lost between 8th and 14th September East of Orkney:

Rope 1 lats/longs of each end

58º 54.26N                  58º 54.27 N

002º 26.89 W            002º 26.12 W

30 creels

 

Rope 2 Lats/longs each end

58º 52.70 N                  58º 52.72 N

002º 29.33 W              002º 28.43 W

30 creels

 

60 creels total  lost

 

 

 

BOX Information sent out on 5 Sept 2018

30 creels lost from within box area prior to 5 Sept

 

59º 34.30   004º39.00  top left corner

 

59º 41.00  004º.00.00  top right corner

 

59º 24.00  004º 38.00   bottom left corner

 

59º 29.39  004º.00.00  bottom right corner

 

Please email your members with this request for information

Thankyou in advance

 

Fiona Matheson Orkney Fisheries Association