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Mission number Rig / Vessel Field Location

Depth (m)

Year Month/Days SERPENT rep Visit type Cruise Report Latitude Longitude
1 M.V. Regalia Schiehallion Faroe-Shetland Channel   2002 July 20 - 28 Ian Hudson Science No 60.3825 -4.09917
2 Paul B Loyd Junior Foinaven Faroe-Shetland Channel 508 2003 May 14 - 28 Daniel Jones Science Yes 60.30114 -4.3339
3 M.V. Nordica Schiehallion Faroe-Shetland Channel 400 2003 July 25 - 28 Daniel Jones Science Yes 60.3825 -4.09917
4 Transocean Leader Schiehallion Faroe-Shetland Channel 400 2003 Sep 09 - Oct 03 Ben Wigham Science No 60.3825 -4.09917
5 Jack Bates Laggan Faroe-Shetland Channel 600 2004 Apr 14 - 23 Daniel Jones Science Yes 60.93454 -2.88413
6 Subsea Viking Schiehallion Faroe-Shetland Channel

400

2004 Sep Ben Wigham / BBC BBC filming No 60.3825 -4.09917
7 Boa Deep C TIOF Mauritania 1000-1400 2004 Sep 16 - 23 Daniel Jones Science Yes 17.91667 -16.8833
8 Ocean Bounty Calister 1 Otway Basin , Australia 130 2004 Oct 21 - Nov 01 Adele Pile, Gareth Andrews Science Yes -39 141
9 Jack Bates Enfield 1 Australia 550 2005 Mar 21 - Apr 01 Adele Pile, Gareth Andrews, Katie Robertson Science Yes -18.5 115.5
10 Paul B Loyd Junior Schiehallion Faroe-Shetland Channel 400 2005 Apr 23 - 27 Tania Smith Science Yes 60.3825 -4.09917
11 Transocean Leader Onyx Norwegian Margin   2005 May Ben Wigham Science No 64.47 6.811
12 Jack Bates Enfield 2 Australia 495 2005 May 24 - 27 Katie Robertson Science Yes -18.5 115.5
13 Sedco 703 Pluto Australia 360 2005 July 30 - Aug 03 Adele Pile Science Yes -18.5 115.5
14 Jack Bates Enfield 3 Australia 545 2005 Dec 12 - 23 Katie Robertson Science Yes -18.5 115.5
15 Sedco Express Angola block 18 Angola, West Africa   2006 Jan Ian Hudson Science No -8.5 -12.25
16 Paul B Loyd Junior Schiehallion Faroe-Shetland Channel 400 2006 Feb 26 - Mar 05 Lis Maclaren school Schools project Yes 60.3825 -4.09917
17 Jack Bates Enfield 4 Australia 534 2006 Mar 15 - 21 Katie Robertson Science Yes -18.5 115.5
18 Eirik Raude Uranus Barents Sea 230 2006 Mar 17 - 23 Janne Kaariainen Science Yes 72 26
19 West Alpha Morvin Norwegian Margin 370 2006 Apr 20 - 27 Janne Kaariainen, Nina Rothe Science Yes 65.13734 6.477872
20 Eirik Raude Edvarda Norwegian Margin 1730 2006 May 17 - 23 Janne Kaariainen Science Yes 64.2 4
21 Maersk Guardian Thylacine-3 Otway Basin , Australia 100 2006 Apr 22 - 26 Adele Pile, Gareth Andrews Science Yes -39 141
22 Eirik Raude Edvarda Norwegian Margin 1730 2006 June 19 - 20 Janne Kaariainen, Lis Maclaren Filming No 64.2 4
23 Stena Don Brugdan 1 Faroe-Shetland Channel 480 2006 July 10 - 13 Janne Kaariainen Science No 61.27838 -4.93393
24 Ocean Bounty (Diamond offshore) Mutineer Carnarvon Basin , Western Australia 146 2006 July 19 - 27 Gareth Andrews Science Yes -19.8 116.8
25 Stena Don Brugdan 2 Faroe-Shetland Channel 480 2006 Aug 07 - 14 Daniel Jones Science Yes 61.27838 -4.93393
26 Polar Pioneer Tornerose Barents Sea 408 2006 Aug 31 - Sept 04 Daniel Jones Science Yes 71.58 -22.85
27 Stena Don Brugdan 3 Faroe-Shetland Channel 480 2006 Aug 30 - Sept 04 Janne Kaariainen Science Yes 61.27838 -4.93393
28 Stena Don Brugdan 4 Faroe-Shetland Channel 480 2006 Oct 11 - 17 Daniel Jones Science Yes 61.27838 -4.93393
29 Polar Pioneer Nucula Barents Sea 293 2007 Jan 29 - Feb 03 Janne Kaariainen Science Yes 71.55 25.24
30 Fugro Mercator Laggan survey Faroe-Shetland Channel 650 2007 April 13 and
June 13
Daniel Jones Science Yes 60.93454 -2.88413
31 Transocean Rather Rosebank 1 Faroe-Shetland Channel 1085 2007 Apr 04 - 12 Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.98424 -3.81803
32 Transocean Rather Rosebank 2 Faroe-Shetland Channel 1085 2007 June 07 - 13 Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.98424 -3.81803
33 Transocean Leader Midnattsol 1 Norwegian Margin 928 2007 July 01 - 05 Andrew Gates Science Yes 64.00166 5.267914
34 West Epsilon Ragnarokk 1 Norwegian North Sea 114 2007 July 26 - 30 Andrew Gates Science Yes 58.88 2.37
35 Sovereign Explorer Orca Venezuela 543 2007 July 22 - Aug 03 Daniel Jones Science Yes 9.73539 -59.735
36 Transocean Leader Midnattsol 2 Norwegian Margin 928 2007 Aug 23 - 29 Andrew Gates Science Yes 64.00166 5.267914
37 West Epsilon Ragnarokk 2 Norwegian North Sea 114 2007 Aug 30 - Sept 05 Daniel Jones Science Yes 58.88 2.37
38 Transocean Rather Rosebank 3 Faroe-Shetland Channel 1125 2007 Sep 26 - Oct 01 Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.98424 -3.81803
39 Transocean Discoverer Enterprise MC777 Gulf of Mexico 1716 2007 Nov 01 - 02 Mark Benfield Science Yes 28.28972 -88.4958
40 Mad Dog Spar GC782 Gulf of Mexico 1353 2007 Dec 11 - 13 Mark Benfield Science Yes 27 -90
41 Thunder Horse PDG MC778 Gulf of Mexico 1792 2008 Jan 15 - 18 Mark Benfield Science Yes 28.10917 -88.4944
42 Discoverer Deep Seas MC778 Gulf of Mexico   2008 Feb 19 - 22 Mark Benfield Science Yes 28.10917 -88.4944
43 Ocean Bounty   NW Shelf, Australia   2008 Apr 2 - 7 Murray Thomson Science No    
44 Songa Venus Icthys West 2 NW Shelf, Australia   2008 May 13 - 23 Adele Pile, Ash Fowler Science No -13.85 123.1
45 Ocean Vanguard Cashel 1 NW. Ireland 174 2008 May 18 - 22 Andrew Gates Science Yes 54.70655 -10.439
46 Stena Clyde   NW Shelf, Australia   2008 May 29 - June 02 Kate Swain Science No    
47 Ocean Patriot Jarver 1 NW Shelf, Australia 600 2008 May 30 - June 06 Ash Fowler Science No -41.34 144.23
48 Havila Harmony   NW Shelf, Australia   2008 June 04 - 10 Danielle Skropeta, David Cummings Science No    
49 Ocean Vanguard Cashel 2 NW. Ireland 174 2008 June 13 - 18 Andrew Gates Science Yes 54.70655 -10.439
50 Havila Harmony   NW Shelf, Australia   2008 June 18 - June 30 David Cummings, Ash Fowler Science No    
51 Havila Harmony   NW Shelf, Australia   2008 June 20 - June 26 David Cummings, Ash Fowler Science No    
52 Ocean Vanguard Cashel 3 NW. Ireland 174 2008 June 27 - July 01 Andrew Gates Science Yes 54.70655 -10.439
53 Thunder Horse PDQ Mississippi Canyon 778 Gulf of Mexico 1841 2008 30 Jun - 07 Jul 2008 Mark Benfield Science   28.2 -88.5
54 Ocean Bounty Wheatstone 4 NW Shelf, Australia 222 2008 July 06 - July 20 Helen Smith Science No -19.77 115.33
55 Havila Harmony   NW Shelf, Australia   2008 July 15 - July 19 David Cummings, Natalie Pastro Science No    
56 Wilcraft   Bonaparte Gulf, Australia   2008 July 29 - Aug 04 Kate Swain Science No -12 126
57 Songa Mercure Mutineer 14 NW Shelf, Australia   2008 Aug 18 - Aug 26 David Cummings Science No -19.96 115.14
58 Havila Harmony   NW Shelf, Australia   2008 Aug 20 - Aug 25 Ash Fowler Science No    
59 Stena Clyde   NW Shelf, Australia   2008 Aug 27 - Aug 31 Adele Pile, Murray Thomson Science No    
60 Stena Clyde   NW Shelf, Australia   2008 Sep 09 - Sep 15 Kate Swain, Ash Fowler Science No    
61 Transocean Leader Haklang 1 Norwegian Basin 1250 2008 Sep 23 - Oct 08 Andrew Gates Science Yes 67.047 7.059
62 Transocean Leader Haklang 2 Norwegian Basin 1250 2008 Oct 15 - 18 Andrew Gates Science Yes 67.047 7.059
63 Stena Carron Rosebank North 1 Faroe-Shetland Channel 1186 2008 Dec 11 - 14 Daniel Jones BBC filming Yes 61.14089 -3.67234
64 Transocean Discoverer Deep Seas Walker Ridge 316 Gulf of Mexico   2009 Jan 27 - 29 Mark Benfield , Marianne Alford Science Yes 26 -91
65 Transocean Leader Asterix Norwegian Basin 1350 2009 Feb 17 - 24 Andrew Gates Science Yes 67.01672 5.290278
66 Stena Carron Rosebank North 2 Faroe-Shetland Channel 1186 2009 Feb 20 - Mar 12 Daniel Jones BBC filming Yes 61.14089 -3.67234
67 Leiv Eiriksson Gro 6603 Norway 1380 2009 April 30 - May 7 Christopher Roterman Science Yes 66.14803 3.940122
68 Jack Ryan Akpo Nigeria, West Africa 1366 2009 May 1 - 6 Daniel Jones Science Yes 3.115833 6.818667
69 Acergy Petrel Morvin Norway 370 2009 May 2 - 7 Andrew Gates Science Yes 65.13734 6.477872
70 Leiv Eiriksson Gro 6603 Norway 1380 2009 Jun 6 - 13 Christopher Roterman Science Yes 66.14803 3.940122
71 Stena Carron Rosebank 4 Faroe-Shetland Channel 1124 2009 Jun 23 - Jul 3 Christopher Roterman Science Yes 60.98424 -3.81803
72 Bourbon Diamond Usan Nigeria, West Africa 750 2009 July 9 - 18 Daniel Jones Science Yes 3.486317 7.465667
73 Deepwater Horizon Keithly Canyon Gulf of Mexico  1257 2009 July 17 - 23 Mark Benfield, Stuart Cook Science Yes 26.87831 -93.26887
74 Nobel Clyde Bourdreaux Alaminos Canyon Gulf of Mexico  2476 2009 July 28 - 31 Mark Benfield, Stuart Cook Science Yes 26.09217 -94.90431
75 Leiv Eiriksson South Uist Faroe-Shetland Channel 1157 2009 Aug 2 - 7 Daniel Jones Science Yes 61.26686 -2.99685
76 Developmental Driller 2 GC743 Gulf of Mexico  2103 2009 Aug 03 - 06 Mark Benfield Science Yes 27.21885 -90.04528
77 Byford Dolphin Lancaster 1 Faroe-Shetland Channel 155 2009 Aug 21 - 28 Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.18715 -3.85514
78 Nobel Jim Thompson Mississippi Canyon Gulf of Mexico  1081 2009 Sep 05 - 06 Mark Benfield Science Yes 28.11806 -89.13194
79 Stena Carron Tornado 1 Faroe-Shetland Channel 1050 2009 Sep 19 - Oct 2 Daniel Jones Science Yes 60.56216 -4.45638
80 Stena Carron Tornado 2 Faroe-Shetland Channel 1050 2009 Oct 16 - 22 Daniel Jones Science Yes 60.56216 -4.45638
81 Deepwater Nautilus  Mississippi Canyon 392 Gulf of Mexico  2207 2009 Nov 22 - 25 Mark Benfield Science Yes 28.65213 -87.99973
82 ENSCO7500 Chandon-2 NW Shelf, Australia 1165 2010 Jan Adele Pile, Vanessa Valenzuela Davie Science Yes    
83 ENSCO7500 Geryon-2 NW Shelf, Australia 1217 2010 Mar Dave Booth, Adele Pile Science Yes    
84 Edda Fauna Morvin Norway 370 2010 Mar 17 - 21 Daniel Jones Science Yes 65.13734 6.477872
85 Frontier Driller Green Canyon 248 Gulf of Mexico 990 2010 08-09 Apr Mark Benfield Science   27.7 -90.6
86 ENSCO7500 Clio-3 NW Shelf, Australia 965 2010 Apr Adele Pile Science Yes -20.3 114.7
87 Atwood Eagle Brederode-1 NW Shelf, Australia 1413 2010 May Adele Pile, Chari Pattiaratchi, Vanessa Valenzuela Davie Science Yes -19.8 112.4
88 Borgsten Dolphin Lancaster 2 Faroe-Shetland Channel 155 2010 May 24 - Jun 1 Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.18715 -3.85514
89 Atwood Eagle Acme-1 NW Shelf, Australia 894 2010 Jul Adele Pile, Farooqi Science Yes -20.2 114.9
90 ENSCO7500 Geryon-2 NW Shelf, Australia 1217 2010 Jul Adele Pile, Farooqi Science Yes -20 114.9
91 Borgsten Dolphin Whirlwind 1 Faroe-Shetland Channel 184 2010 Sep 10 - Sep 14 Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.18715 -3.83863
92 Borgsten Dolphin Whirlwind 2 Faroe-Shetland Channel 184 2010 Oct 4 - Oct 11 Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.18715 -3.83863
93 Aker Barents Dalsnuten 1 Norway 1450 2010 Oct 29 - Nov 9 Kerstin Kröger, Andrew Gates, Science Yes 66.57 3.54
94 Stena Carron Lagavulin Faroe-Shetland Channel 1567 2010 Nov 5 - 11 Daniel Jones Science Yes 62.65633 -1.12586
95 Aker Barents Dalsnuten 2 Norway 1450 2010 Nov 29 - Dec 10 Kerstin Kröger Science Yes 66.57 3.54
96 Discoverer Americas Kiwi Mediterranean, Egypt 2720 2010 Dec 14 - 22 Andrew Gates Science Yes 32.259 28.646
97 Atwood Eagle Chrysaor-2 NW Shelf, Australia 920 2011 Apr 11 - 14

Andrew Davis, Allison Broad

Science Yes -20.1 114.9
98 Stena Carron Lagavulin Faroe-Shetland Channel 1567 2011 Apr 13 - 19 Daniel Jones, Charlie Main Science Yes 62.65633 -1.12586
99 Atwood Osprey Gorgon-3B,3C NW Shelf, Australia 196 2011 Aug 18 - 23 Allison Broad, D Stanley Science Yes -20.6 114.8
100 Wilphoenix Whirlwind Faroe-Shetland Channel 184 2011 Sep 4 - 12 Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.18715 -3.83863
101 Wilphoenix Whirlwind Faroe-Shetland Channel 184 2011 Oct 16-25 Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.18715 -3.83863
102 ENSCO8502 Green Canyon Gulf of Mexico 1108 2011 01-08 Nov Mark Benfield Science Yes 27.5 -90.9
103 ENSCO8502 Green Canyon Gulf of Mexico 1108 2011 20-27 Nov Mark Benfield Science Yes 27.5 -90.9
104 Atwood Osprey Gorgon-1E NW Shelf, Australia 215 2011 Dec 20-23 Chari Pattiaratchi Science Yes -20.6 114.8
105 Ocean Rig Poseidon Zafarani East Africa 2590 2012 Jan 23 - Feb 07 Andrew Gates Science Yes -9.23 40.44
106 Atwood Osprey Gorgon-1F NW Shelf, Australia 217 2012 Feb

Stefan Williams, Will Figueira

Science Yes -20.6 114.8
107 ENSCO DS5 Walker Ridge 206 Gulf of Mexico 2483 2012 24 - 28 May Mark Benfield Science Yes 27.7 -90.5
108 Ocean Rig Poseidon Lavani East Africa 2400 2012 May 26 - Jun 10 Andrew Gates Science Yes -9.39 40.44
109 ENSCO DS5 Walker Ridge 206 Gulf of Mexico 2483 2012 11-14 Jun Mark Benfield Science Yes 27.7 -90.5
110 Deepsea Metro I Mzia-2 East Africa 1620 2013 Apr 7 - Apr 24 Andrew Gates Science Yes -9.90 40.50
111 Deepsea Metro I Ngisi-1 East Africa 1325 2013 May 15 - May 29 Andrew Gates Science Yes -8.28 40.09
112 Deepsea Metro I Pweza-3 East Africa 1384 2013 Sep 9 - Sep 20 Andrew Gates Science Yes -8.40 40.08
113 Deepsea Metro I Mzia-3 East Africa 1780 2013 Nov 2 - 11 Andrew Gates Filming Yes -9.83 40.46
114 Transocean Sedco 712 Lancaster Faroe-Shetland Channel 150 2014 22-25 Apr Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.2 -3.9
115 Transocean Sedco 712 Lancaster Faroe-Shetland Channel 150 2014 28 May - 05 Jun Andrew Gates Science Yes 60.2 -3.9
116 Deepsea Metro I Kamba-1 East Africa 1380 2014 22 Sep - 02 Oct Andrew Gates Science Yes -8.36 40.07
117 Vantage Titanium Explorer Walker Ridge 469 Gulf of Mexico 2704 2015 30 Jan - 05 Feb Mark Benfield Science Yes 26.5 -90.5
118 Vantage Titanium Explorer Walker Ridge 469 Gulf of Mexico 2704 2015 02-04 Mar Mark Benfield Science Yes 26.5 -90.5
119 Vantage Titanium Explorer Walker Ridge 469 Gulf of Mexico 2704 2015 18 - 20 Apr Mark Benfield Science Yes 26.5 -90.5
120 Vantage Titanium Explorer Walker Ridge 469 Gulf of Mexico 2704 2015 29 Apr - 01 May Mark Benfield Science Yes 26.5 -90.5