Category: Star Trek Comics

Name: U.S.S. Achilles

Name: U.S.S. Achilles

Type: Miranda-class Starship

Captain: Adam Crowe

Year: 2254

Background: Part of Task Force led by the Enterprise after the Chakuun attack on the Federation colony of Jubal. Received upgrades for that very mission During a patrol of the Diomed Cluster they intercepted a distress call from the Federation colony on Theta Kalyb and went to investigate. The TF found the Chakuun fleet wiping out the colony and engaged fighters and larger “Ghostships.” The battle was going badly for Starfleet, and Captain Crowe came upon an idea to even the odds. He ejected his shuttlecraft without decompressing the bay and they shot out like bullets. The shuttles were packed with photon torpedoes and a swift phaser strike detonated them in front of one of the Chakuun’s Ghostships, taking it out. Two more ships swarmed over the Achilles, savaging it. 53 were beamed out by the Enterprise before it was destroyed. 

Appeared in Star Trek: Early Voyages #10-11, Marvel Comics

Name: U.S.S. Brazzaville

Name: U.S.S. Brazzaville

Affiliation: Starfleet

Year: 2254

Background: Starfleet light cruiser, part of a task force led by the Enterprise after the Chakuun attack on the Federation colony of Jubal. Received upgrades for that very mission. During a patrol of the Diomed Cluster they intercepted a distress call from the Federation colony on Theta Kalyb and went to investigate. The TF found the Chakuun fleet wiping out the colony and engaged fighters and ghost ships. The Brazzaville was quickly overwhelmed and destroyed. There were no survivors.

Appeared in Star Trek: Early Voyages #10-11, Marvel Comics

Name: Icarus

Name: Icarus

Type: Shuttlecraft

Affiliation: Starfleet

Year: 2254

Background: Starfleet Shuttlecraft, attached to the Enterprise. Used by Captain Pike to return to Earth when he received an emergency message from Admiral Mahirn informing him his father was in grave condition. That message turned out to be fake, a lure by the Klingon Captain Kaaj to separate Pike from his ship. Icarus was shot down over the remote colony world of Prairie. The shuttlecraft was a total loss but Pike survived the crash landing.

Appeared in Star Trek: Early Voyages #07, Marvel Comics

Name: Columbus

Name: Columbus

Registry: NCC-1701/2

Type: Shuttlecraft

Affiliation: Starfleet

Year: 2254

Background: Starfleet Shuttlecraft, attached to the Enterprise. Used by Pike, Dr Boyce, Yeoman Colt, Lt. Spock and a Security detachment to search the surface of Darrien-224 for signs of the missing U.S.S. Cortez. Pike was later allowed to return to the Enterprise by himself by a colony of lost Vulcans, hoping to lure out their rebels. It worked, as the rebels (in control of the Cortez) attacked the shuttle. The Enterprise placed themselves between the Cortez and Columbus and got her in safely.

Appeared in Star Trek: Early Voyages #6, mentioned in #5, Marvel Comics

Name: Apollo

Name: Apollo

Registry: NCC-1834/4

Type: Shuttlecraft

Affiliation: Starfleet

Year: 2254

Starfleet Shuttlecraft, attached to the U.S.S. Cortez. Found crashed on Darrien-224 by an Enterprise landing party eight weeks after it had been reported missing.

Appeared in Star Trek: Early Voyages #5, Marvel Comics

Name: Balboa

Name: Balboa

Registry: NCC-1622/1

Type: Shuttlecraft

Affiliation: Starfleet

Year: 2254

Background: Starfleet Shuttlecraft, assigned to the U.S.S. Savannah. Used to ferry Yeoman Mia Colt – originally from the Hawking to her new post on the Enterprise, and transport that’s ship’s dead for final disposition.

Appeared in Star Trek: Early Voyages #04, Marvel Comics

Brigand Fleet

Brigand Fleet

Profile: A Various collections of Pirate and Privateer ships in and around the Marrat System. Hired by Klingon Command Kaaj to make life more hellish for the Starfleeters at Starbase 13

Pictured: Various element of the Brigand Fleet attack the Enterprise and Starbase 13 in 2254

Name: IKS Varchas

Name: IKS Varchas

Year: 2254

Type: D7 Class Battlecruiser

Affiliation: KDF

Captain: Kaaj

Background: Orchestrated a series of Brigand attacks on Starbase 13 to push Starfleet to send a starship out the Marrat System. Marrat was located near a sensor-blinding nebula that also had a planet rich in dilithium – Pharos – that Starfleet was keeping secret to avoid a gold rush. When the Enterprise investigated attacks on the Starbase they went to the Lighthouse, a facility on the Pharos that was being built to help navigate local space. Kaaj led a surgical attack on the Enterprise, crippling it but Captain Pike, when the whole scheme dawned on him, evacuated his people from the Lighthouse, warned Kaaj to do the same, before targeting a rich dilithium vein on the surface. The chain reaction throughout the planetscape ensured that Pharos would burn for several decades, doing the job of the Lighthouse naturally. Kaaj would not underestimate Pike again and now had a blood debt on Pike. Varchas departed before Starfleet reinforcements arrived. Kaaj studied his enemy and some weeks later devised a ruse to lure Pike away from the Enterprise by faking a message from Starfleet Command. The lure worked and Varchas found Pike’s shuttle, shooting it down over a remote human colony world. Pike survived the crash and landing parties were sent to bring him in. When this proved difficult, Kaaj began orbital bombardment of the surface until the Enterprise showed up, disabled his weapons and he was forced to retreat.

Appeared in Star Trek: Early Voyages #2, 7, Marvel Comics

Himalias V Orbital Museum

Himalias V Orbital Museum

Profile:  Orbital Office Complex in orbit of the Federation world of Himalias V. One of the Major Museums in the Alpha Quadrant and one of the most prestigious ones.

Pictured: The Enterprise-D arrives at the Himalias V museum in 2365.

Appeared in Star Trek Special, Wildstorm Comics

Starbase 13

Starbase 13

Background: Commodore Hal Wyeth commanding. Starfleet Space-based facility in the Marrat Nebula, built to police the local region. The Starbase faced increased pressure from brigand attack and eventually earned a nickname: Fort Apache. 

Pictured: Starbase 13 and the Enterprise fend off a coordinated brigand attack in 2254.

Appeared in Star Trek: Early Voyages#2, Marvel Comics