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For other uses, see J class starship.

The Class J cargo ship was a small Federation cargo ship design used in the 2260s decade of the 23rd century.

Service history[]

In the year 2266, Harcourt Fenton Mudd possessed an unregistered ship of this type, which was destroyed in an asteroid belt while being pursued by the Federation Starfleet Constitution-class starship USS Enterprise. (TOS episode: "Mudd's Women")

In 2274, shortly after the Phaetonian crew of the USS Icarus went insane from traveling through the galactic barrier, Captain Kadan fired upon and destroyed a manned class J cargo ship. (TOS comic: "Eclipse of Reason").

Technical specifications[]

Ships of this class lacked the speed necessary to outrun a Federation Starfleet Constitution-class starship. (TOS episode: "Mudd's Women")

Known vessels[]



Two vessels similar in appearance to Mudd's cargo ship appeared in Original Series episodes. The cgi model of Mudd's ship was reused to represent a one-man ship of Denevan design in "Operation -- Annihilate!" The model was subsequently altered to include bigger warp engines and several large windows for an appearance as the Aurora (NC-17740) in "The Way to Eden." Neither ship was identified as Class J.

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