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The USS Huron (NCC-F1913) was a 23rd century Federation Huron-type starship operated by Starfleet. In 2270, this freighter was under the command of Captain O'Shea, who identified the ship as "SS" Huron rather than "USS" Huron, during a confrontation with an Orion Pirate ship.

In that year, the Huron was carrying a load of dilithium when it was required to rendezvous with the USS Potemkin to transfer a vital supply of a medication called strobolin to choriocytosis-stricken USS Enterprise.

En route, the Huron was intercepted, attacked, and raided by Orion pirates, who sabotaged her engines before making off with her cargo.

Upon the rescue of her crew by the Enterprise, the hulk of the Huron was abandoned as "space junk." (TAS: "The Pirates of Orion")

Huron personnel


Background information

This vessel was presumably named either after the Huron Nation of Native Americans, or another of their namesakes, one the Great Lakes, Lake Huron.

No class name was ever given to this freighter design. This ship and the NCC-G1465 ships are the only canon starships to have a further letter prefix, after the "-", before the number, in their registry.

Although the ship was manned by Starfleet officers, this vessel was consistently referred to as the "SS" Huron, rather than the "USS" Huron. Despite this, the hull clearly reads "USS Huron".

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