The starship log on the USS Defiant (NX-74205) was the method used by officers other than the commanding officer to officially record the ship's missions. (Star Trek: Deep Space Nine)

In case they were killed attempting to destroy an Iconian gateway on Vandros IV, several members of the crew, including Jadzia Dax and Miles O'Brien, added their farewell messages to the ship's log. (DS9: "To the Death")

For commander's and captain's log entries recorded aboard the Defiant by Benjamin Sisko, see Commander's log, Deep Space 9 and Captain's log, Deep Space 9.




Mission to Callinon VII. (DS9: "The Search, Part I")

The script for the episode [1] had a further log entry that was removed from the final episode. The log read as "Ship's Log, Stardate 48213.1. We have arrived at Callinon VII under cloak and assumed a standard orbit. The relay station on this planet should not only help us in our search for the Founders, but should also provide us a first glimpse at the technology of the Dominion."


The artificial wormhole project. (DS9: "Rejoined")

  • "Defiant Log, Stardate 49195.5, Lieutenant commander Worf reporting. We have arrived at the coordinates to begin preliminary tests for the artificial wormhole project."

Trade mission with the Karemma. (DS9: "Starship Down")


Searching for Sisko. (DS9: "Waltz")

  • "Ship's Log, supplemental. We have picked up a total of twelve Honshu survivors so far but there is still no sign of Captain Sisko. We have less than twelve hours before we must abandon the search."
  • "Ship's Log, Stardate 51413.6. We have rescued Captain Sisko, but we did not have time to locate Gul Dukat's shuttle. We are now en route to our rendezvous with the troop convoy near the Badlands and the captain is recovering in sickbay."
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