- "I know Captain Derbes was beloved by his crew and respected by everyone who knew him. He retires with an impressive legacy of service to Starfleet."
- —James T. Kirk to the Endeavour crew[src]
Captain Derbes was a 23rd century male Federation Starfleet officer who served as the commanding officer of the USS Endeavour until his retirement in 2263. According to James T. Kirk, Derbes was respected and beloved by the Endeavour crew and left an impressive legacy of service to Starfleet. Kirk hoped to honor Derbes' legacy while he served as interim captain of the Endeavour. (TOS - Boldly Go comic: "Issue 1")