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| image = Star Trek- The Next Generation Officer's Manual.jpg
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| Author = [[Rick D. Stuart]] & [[John Terra]]
| colspan="2" style="text-align: center" | '''Star Trek: The Next Generation Officer's Manual'''
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| Artist = [[Jim Nelson]] (cover), [[Steve Venters]] (deck plans), [[David R. Deitrick]] (cutaway illustrations), [[Dana Knutson]] (ship illustrations), [[Rob Caswell]], [[A. C. Farley]], [[Jim Nelson]], [[Jeff Laubenstein]], & [[Todd F. Marsh]]
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| Publisher = [[FASA]]
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| Series = [[Star Trek: The Role Playing Game (FASA)|Star Trek: The Role-Playing Game]]
| class="even" | [[Rick Stuart]], [[John Terra]], [[Dana Knutson]] et al.
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| Production = 2012
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| Published = {{m|September|1988}}
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| Pages = 144
| class="even" | 1988
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| ISBN = 1555600794
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The '''''Star Trek: The Next Generation Officer's Manual''''' was a [[games|role-playing game]] supplement released by [[FASA]] in {{y|1988}}. It was reportedly the focus of a licensing dispute which eventually resulted in FASA losing its license to release ''Star Trek'' material.
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The '''Star Trek: The Next Generation Officer's Manual''' was a [[games|role-playing game]] supplement released by [[FASA]] in [[Timeline of Star Trek production|1988]]. It was reportedly the focus of a licensing dispute which precipitated the end of FASA's license to release ''Star Trek'' material.
 
   
 
==Contents==
 
==Contents==
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===Rank insignia===
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The first section of the manual describes non-canon Starfleet rank insignia to include three admiral shoulder boards including a special rank known as "Branch Admiral". The manual also describes the "five pip" collar insignias for [[Commodore]] and [[Fleet Captain]], as well as a starburst collar insignia for the rank of [[Midshipman]] and the hollow pip insignia for a rank called "Ensign Junior Grade".
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===Evolution of the transwarp fleet===
 
===Evolution of the transwarp fleet===
;Fleet of tomorrow : ''This introduction explains the expansion of a [[transwarp]] based [[Starfleet]] based on the [[FASA]] ships and references to the [[Star Trek Movies]] era.''
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;Fleet of tomorrow : ''This introduction explains the expansion of a [[transwarp]]-based [[Starfleet]] based on the FASA ships and references to the [[Star Trek films|''Star Trek'' movies]] era.''
   
 
====Fleet ship designs====
 
====Fleet ship designs====
;[[Excelsior class]] XIII transwarp [[battleship]]
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;{{Class|Excelsior}} XIII transwarp [[battleship]]
* NX-2000 [[USS Excelsior|USS ''Excelsior'']] (made training vessel in [[2351]])
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* NX-2000 {{USS|Excelsior}} (made training vessel in [[2351]])
* NX-2001 [[USS Proxima|USS ''Proxima'']] (destroyed in [[2331]])
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* NX-2001 {{USS|Proxima}} (destroyed in [[2331]])
* NX-2002 [[USS Columbia|USS ''Columbia'']] (retired in [[2360]])
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* NX-2002 {{USS|Columbia}} (retired in [[2360]])
 
* NX-2003 USS ''Galacta'' (lost in [[2316]])
 
* NX-2003 USS ''Galacta'' (lost in [[2316]])
* NCC-2004 [[USS Excalibur|USS ''Excalibur'']] (retired in [[2360]])
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* NCC-2004 {{USS|Excalibur|NCC-1664}} (retired in [[2360]])
* NCC-2005 [[USS Potemkin|USS ''Potemkin'']] (retired in [[2361]])
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* NCC-2005 {{USS|Potemkin|NCC-1657}} (retired in [[2361]])
 
* NCC-2006 USS ''Hancock'' (retired in [[2321]])
 
* NCC-2006 USS ''Hancock'' (retired in [[2321]])
 
* NCC-2007 USS ''Kitty Hawk'' (retired in [[2361]])
 
* NCC-2007 USS ''Kitty Hawk'' (retired in [[2361]])
 
* NCC-2008 USS ''Chikuma'' (lost in [[2351]])
 
* NCC-2008 USS ''Chikuma'' (lost in [[2351]])
* NCC-2009 [[USS Kongo|USS ''Kongo'']]
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* NCC-2009 {{USS|Kongo}}
* NCC-2010 [[USS Ajax|USS ''Ajax'']]
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* NCC-2010 {{USS|Ajax}}
 
* NCC-2011 USS ''Achilles''
 
* NCC-2011 USS ''Achilles''
 
* NCC-2012 USS ''Arizona'' (destroyed in [[2292]])
 
* NCC-2012 USS ''Arizona'' (destroyed in [[2292]])
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* [[USS Korolev|NCC-2014]] USS ''Agincourt'' (lost in [[2309]])
 
* [[USS Korolev|NCC-2014]] USS ''Agincourt'' (lost in [[2309]])
 
* NCC-2015 USS ''Yamashiro''
 
* NCC-2015 USS ''Yamashiro''
* NCC-2016 [[USS Exeter (Constitution class)|USS ''Exeter'']]
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* NCC-2016 {{USS|Exeter|NCC-1672}}
* NCC-2017 [[USS Hood|USS ''Hood'']]
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* NCC-2017 {{USS|Hood|NCC-1703}}
* NCC-2018 [[USS Valiant|USS ''Valiant'']] (destroyed in [[2348]])
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* NCC-2018 {{USS|Valiant|23rd century}} (destroyed in [[2348]])
 
* NCC-2019 USS ''Fuso'' (destroyed in [[2328]])
 
* NCC-2019 USS ''Fuso'' (destroyed in [[2328]])
* NCC-2020 [[USS Intrepid|USS ''Intrepid'']]
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* NCC-2020 {{USS|Intrepid|NCC-1631}}
* NCC-2021 [[USS Farragut|USS ''Farragut'']]
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* NCC-2021 {{USS|Farragut|23rd century}}
 
* NCC-2022 USS ''Ryujo '' (destroyed in [[2321]])
 
* NCC-2022 USS ''Ryujo '' (destroyed in [[2321]])
* NCC-2023 [[USS Challenger (NCC-2032)|USS ''Challenger'']]
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* NCC-2023 {{USS|Challenger|NCC-2032}}
 
* NCC-2024 USS ''Sussex'' (destroyed in [[2348]])
 
* NCC-2024 USS ''Sussex'' (destroyed in [[2348]])
* [[USS Enterprise (NCC-1701-B)|NCC-1701-B USS ''Enterprise''-B]] (destroyed in [[2343]])
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* {{USS|Enterprise|NCC-1701-B}} (destroyed in [[2343]])
* NCC-2025 [[USS Constitution|USS ''Constitution'']]
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* NCC-2025 {{USS|Constitution}}
* NCC-2026 [[USS Lexington|USS ''Lexington'']]
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* NCC-2026 {{USS|Lexington|NCC-1709}}
 
* NCC-2027 USS ''Bearn'' (lost in [[2357]])
 
* NCC-2027 USS ''Bearn'' (lost in [[2357]])
 
* NCC-2028 USS ''Aquila''
 
* NCC-2028 USS ''Aquila''
 
* NCC-2029 USS ''De Mayo'' (destroyed in [[2337]])
 
* NCC-2029 USS ''De Mayo'' (destroyed in [[2337]])
 
* NCC-2030 USS ''Brisbane''
 
* NCC-2030 USS ''Brisbane''
* NCC-2031 [[USS Eagle|USS ''Eagle'']]
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* NCC-2031 {{USS|Eagle}}
 
* [[USS Challenger (NCC-2032)|NCC-2032]] USS ''Thunderer'' (lost in [[2349]])
 
* [[USS Challenger (NCC-2032)|NCC-2032]] USS ''Thunderer'' (lost in [[2349]])
* NCC-2033 [[USS Yorktown (23rd century)|USS ''Yorktown'']]
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* NCC-2033 {{USS|Yorktown|23rd century}}
* NCC-2034 [[USS Ticonderoga|USS ''Ticonderoga'']]
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* NCC-2034 {{USS|Ticonderoga}}
 
* NCC-2035 USS ''Alamo''
 
* NCC-2035 USS ''Alamo''
* NCC-2036 [[USS Fearless|USS ''Fearless'']]
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* NCC-2036 {{USS|Fearless}}
   
;[[Constitution class|"''Enterprise''"-class]] XII [[cruiser]]
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;[[Constitution class|''Enterprise''-class]] XII [[cruiser]]
;[[Constellation class]] XII [[heavy cruiser]]
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;{{Class|Constellation}} XII [[heavy cruiser]]
 
;''Decker''-class X transwarp [[destroyer]]
 
;''Decker''-class X transwarp [[destroyer]]
;''Royal Sovereign''-class XV [[battlecruiser]]
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;''Royal Sovereign''-class XV [[battle cruiser]]
;''M'Benga''-class VII rescue/[[hospital ship]]
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;''[[M'Benga]]''-class VII rescue/[[hospital ship]]
;[[Oberth class|"''Sagan''"-class]] V science [[research vessel]]
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;[[Oberth class|''Sagan''-class]] V science research vessel
 
;''Wellington''-class XI transwarp [[light cruiser]]
 
;''Wellington''-class XI transwarp [[light cruiser]]
 
;''Paine''-class IX transwarp [[frigate]]
 
;''Paine''-class IX transwarp [[frigate]]
;''Moscow''-class IX transwarp [[scout]]
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;{{mb|Moscow class|''Moscow''-class}} IX transwarp [[scout]]
* NCC-60000 USS ''Moscow''
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* {{mb|USS Moscow (NCC-60000)|NCC-60000 USS ''Moscow''}}
* NCC-60001 USS ''Argana''
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* {{mb|USS Argana|NCC-60001 USS ''Argana''}}
* NCC-60002 USS ''Leningrad''
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* {{mb|USS Leningrad (NCC-60002)|NCC-60002 USS ''Leningrad''}}
* NCC-60003 USS ''Balthamar''
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* {{mb|USS Balthamar|NCC-60003 USS ''Balthamar''}}
* NCC-60004 USS ''Jursinia''
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* {{mb|USS Jursinia|NCC-60004 USS ''Jursinia''}}
* NCC-60005 USS ''Kincara''
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* {{mb|USS Kincara|NCC-60005 USS ''Kincara''}}
* NCC-60006 USS ''Kloris''
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* {{mb|USS Kloris|NCC-60006 USS ''Kloris''}}
* NCC-60007 USS ''Mattermaine''
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* {{mb|USS Mattermaine|NCC-60007 USS ''Mattermaine''}}
* NCC-60008 USS ''Oslo''
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* {{mb|USS Oslo (NCC-60008)|NCC-60008 USS ''Oslo''}}
* NCC-60009 USS ''Chirpenitar''
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* {{mb|USS Chirpenitar|NCC-60009 USS ''Chirpenitar''}}
* NCC-60010 USS ''Murigami''
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* {{mb|USS Murigami|NCC-60010 USS ''Murigami''}}
* NCC-60011 USS ''Quiberon''
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* {{mb|USS Quiberon (NCC-60011)|NCC-60011 USS ''Quiberon''}}
* NCC-60012 USS ''Loris''
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* {{mb|USS Loris|NCC-60012 USS ''Loris''}}
* NCC-60013 USS ''Hadsenn''
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* {{mb|USS Hadsenn|NCC-60013 USS ''Hadsenn''}}
* NCC-60014 USS ''Silimari''
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* {{mb|USS Silimari|NCC-60014 USS ''Silimari''}}
* NCC-60015 USS ''Hadley''
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* {{mb|USS Hadley|NCC-60015 USS ''Hadley''}}
* NCC-60016 USS ''Florence''
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* {{mb|USS Florence|NCC-60016 USS ''Florence''}}
* NCC-60017 USS ''Milano''
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* {{mb|USS Milano|NCC-60017 USS ''Milano''}}
* NCC-60018 USS ''Stockholm''
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* {{mb|USS Stockholm (NCC-60018)|NCC-60018 USS ''Stockholm''}}
* NCC-60019 USS ''Ambergris''
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* {{mb|USS Ambergris|NCC-60019 USS ''Ambergris''}}
* NCC-60020 USS ''Oudinard''
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* {{mb|USS Oudinard|NCC-60020 USS ''Oudinard''}}
* NCC-60021 USS ''Petersburg''
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* {{mb|USS Petersburg|NCC-60021 USS ''Petersburg''}}
;[[type-6 shuttlecraft|"S-20"]] standard [[administrative shuttle]]
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;SC-22 "''Sphinx''"-class [[cargo shuttle]]
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;[[Type 6 shuttlecraft|"S-20"]] standard administrative shuttle
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;SC-22 "''Sphinx''"-class cargo shuttle
 
;''"Ambassador Hardin"''-class transwarp [[heavy cruiser]]
 
;''"Ambassador Hardin"''-class transwarp [[heavy cruiser]]
;SW-21 long-range [[warp shuttle]]
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;SW-21 long-range warp shuttle
;[[Galaxy class|''Galaxy''-class]] [[explorer|exploration cruiser]]
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;{{Class|Galaxy}} [[explorer|exploration cruiser]]
   
 
===''Galaxy''-class exploration cruiser===
 
===''Galaxy''-class exploration cruiser===
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===Biographies===
 
===Biographies===
;[[Noonien Soong]]
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;[[Noonian Soong]]
 
;Simone Van Gelder
 
;Simone Van Gelder
 
;Koren Anastas
 
;Koren Anastas
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;[[Worf]]
 
;[[Worf]]
   
==Background==
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== Background information ==
==Similar Books==
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===Similar Books===
*[[Star Fleet Technical Manual]]
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* ''[[Star Fleet Technical Manual]]''
*[[Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual]]
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* ''[[Star Trek: The Next Generation Technical Manual]]''
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===Credits===
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* Editor-in-Chief: [[L. Ross Babcock III]]
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* Senior Editor: [[Donna Ippolito]]
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* Editorial Assistance: [[C.R. Green]]
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* Technical Advisor: [[Lee Zamora]]
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* Production Manager: [[Jordan K. Weisman]]
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* Production Coordinator: [[Tara Gallagher]]
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* Art Director: [[Dana Knutson]]
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* Typesetting: [[Patricia A. Jones]] & [[Tara Gallagher]]
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* Layout: [[Tara Gallagher]]
   
[[Category:Reference books]]
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[[Category:Role-playing games|Next Generation Officer's Manual]]
[[Category:Role-playing games]]
 

Latest revision as of 07:00, February 13, 2018

Real World article
(written from a Production point of view)

The Star Trek: The Next Generation Officer's Manual was a role-playing game supplement released by FASA in 1988. It was reportedly the focus of a licensing dispute which eventually resulted in FASA losing its license to release Star Trek material.

ContentsEdit

Rank insigniaEdit

The first section of the manual describes non-canon Starfleet rank insignia to include three admiral shoulder boards including a special rank known as "Branch Admiral". The manual also describes the "five pip" collar insignias for Commodore and Fleet Captain, as well as a starburst collar insignia for the rank of Midshipman and the hollow pip insignia for a rank called "Ensign Junior Grade".

Evolution of the transwarp fleetEdit

Fleet of tomorrow 
This introduction explains the expansion of a transwarp-based Starfleet based on the FASA ships and references to the Star Trek movies era.

Fleet ship designsEdit

Excelsior-class XIII transwarp battleship
Enterprise-class XII cruiser
Constellation-class XII heavy cruiser
Decker-class X transwarp destroyer
Royal Sovereign-class XV battle cruiser
M'Benga-class VII rescue/hospital ship
Sagan-class V science research vessel
Wellington-class XI transwarp light cruiser
Paine-class IX transwarp frigate
Moscow-class (β) IX transwarp scout
  • NCC-60000 USS Moscow (β)
  • NCC-60001 USS Argana (β)
  • NCC-60002 USS Leningrad (β)
  • NCC-60003 USS Balthamar (β)
  • NCC-60004 USS Jursinia (β)
  • NCC-60005 USS Kincara (β)
  • NCC-60006 USS Kloris (β)
  • NCC-60007 USS Mattermaine (β)
  • NCC-60008 USS Oslo (β)
  • NCC-60009 USS Chirpenitar (β)
  • NCC-60010 USS Murigami (β)
  • NCC-60011 USS Quiberon (β)
  • NCC-60012 USS Loris (β)
  • NCC-60013 USS Hadsenn (β)
  • NCC-60014 USS Silimari (β)
  • NCC-60015 USS Hadley (β)
  • NCC-60016 USS Florence (β)
  • NCC-60017 USS Milano (β)
  • NCC-60018 USS Stockholm (β)
  • NCC-60019 USS Ambergris (β)
  • NCC-60020 USS Oudinard (β)
  • NCC-60021 USS Petersburg (β)
"S-20" standard administrative shuttle
SC-22 "Sphinx"-class cargo shuttle
"Ambassador Hardin"-class transwarp heavy cruiser
SW-21 long-range warp shuttle
Galaxy-class exploration cruiser

Galaxy-class exploration cruiserEdit

Friends and foesEdit

BiographiesEdit

Noonian Soong
Simone Van Gelder
Koren Anastas
Jean-Luc Picard
Worf

Background information Edit

Similar BooksEdit

CreditsEdit

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