U.S.S. Aquila NCC-623
The Federation Starship Aries was a Hermes class scout of the Cygnus subclass (aka the Cygnus class). The Cygnus subclass was specially outfitted for regular duty as command and diplomatic couriers. Shortly before Stardate 6221.4, the Aquila was destroyed, apparently by Romulan forces.
The Federation Starship Aquila, a Hermes class scout of the Cygnus subclass (aka the Cygnus class), was authorized for production by the Starfleet Appropriation of Stardate 3669. The Cygnus subclass was specially outfitted for regular duty as command and diplomatic couriers.
Hermes class vessels
Hermes class Mark VII
U.S.S. Aeolus NCC-588 • U.S.S. Anubis NCC-586 • U.S.S. Batidor NCC-593 • U.S.S. Bowie NCC-597 • U.S.S. Bridger NCC-591 • U.S.S. Carson NCC-592 • U.S.S. Cody NCC-594 • U.S.S. Crockett NCC-600 • U.S.S. Diana NCC-589 • U.S.S. Hermes NCC-585 • U.S.S. Quintillus NCC-590 • U.S.S. Revere NCC-595 • U.S.S. Sacajawea NCC-598 • U.S.S. Spaker NCC-596 • U.S.S. Tonti NCC-599
Mk VIIA Monoceros class
U.S.S. Aries NCC-602 • U.S.S. Camelopardus NCC-606 • U.S.S. Canis Major NCC-611 • U.S.S. Canis Minor NCC-615 • U.S.S. Equulus NCC-603 • U.S.S. Leo NCC-607 • U.S.S. Leo Minor NCC-614 • U.S.S. Lepus NCC-610 • U.S.S. Lupus NCC-604 • U.S.S. Lynx NCC-608 • U.S.S. Monoceros NCC-601 • U.S.S. Pegasus NCC-612 • U.S.S. Taurus NCC-605 • U.S.S. Ursa Major NCC-609 • U.S.S. Ursa Minor NCC-616 • U.S.S. Vulpecula NCC-613
Mk VIIB Cygnus class
Authorized Stardate 5099, specially outfitted for regular duty as command and diplomatic couriers
U.S.S. Apus NCC-618 • U.S.S. Aquila NCC-623 • U.S.S. Columbia NCC-621 • U.S.S. Corvus NCC-620 • U.S.S. Cygnus NCC-617 • U.S.S. Grus NCC-624 • U.S.S. Pavo NCC-622 • U.S.S. Phoenix NCC-625 • U.S.S. Tucana NCC-619
Notes and References
- The Aquila's registry was given as NCC-623 in both the "Star Fleet Technical Manual" and "The Chosen, Part 2: Blood Enemies." This conflicts with the registry of the U.S.S. Copernicus NCC-623.
- Joseph, Franz. Star Trek: Star Fleet Technical Manual. Ballantine Books, November 1975.
- Ryan, Kevin J. (Writer). "The Chosen, Part 2: Blood Enemies." Star Trek, Volume 2, Issue 79. Pencils by Steve Erwin. Inks by Terry Pallot. Letters by Phil Felix. Colors by Ray Murtaugh. Edited by Margaret Clark. DC Comics, January 1996.