History and specifics Edit
In 2156, Captain Jonathan Archer used one of Forester's novels, Hornblower and the Hotspur, as inspiration for his Operation Hotspur during the Earth-Romulan War. (ENT - The Romulan War novel: To Brave the Storm)
James T. Kirk also enjoyed Hornblower novels and used them as an example of how to command a starship. He told to (unrelated) cadet David Forester that their surname has been synonymous with high seas adventure. (TOS novel: Starfleet Academy)
In 2293, Kirk gave Spock a printed Hornblower novel as a farewell gift to remember him by, before they disembarked at Earth Spacedock from the USS Enterprise-A. Spock appreciated the gift. (TOS novelization: Generations)
- Hornblower and the Hotspur
- A Ship of the Line
- Hornblower and the Atropos
- The TOS novel: Ship of the Line was named after Forester's book of that title. Author Diane Carey introduced each section with a quote from one of Forester's novels.
- TOS novelization: Generations
- ENT - The Romulan War novel: To Brave the Storm
- TOS novel: Ship of the Line
- TOS comic: "Aberration on Abaris"