A first mate is the second-highest ranking officer aboard a civilian starship, the equivalent of a military organization's first officer. History and specifics[edit | edit source] In the year 2268, Kreel was the first mate of the Windjammer under Captain Black Jack Nova. (TOS comic: "The Flight of the Buccaneer") In 2269, Mike Frarey was first mate aboard Captain Nancy Ransom's transport vessel, the Ransom Castle. (TOS novel: The Great Starship Race) In the 2270s, Jack Corrigan was the first mate of the Werewolf under Captain Solomon Kane. (FASA RPG module: Orion Ruse) In the 2370s, Wayne Sheppard was the first mate of the SS Xhosa under Kasidy Yates. (DS9 novelization: The Way of the Warrior) Retrieved from "https://memory-beta.fandom.com/wiki/First_mate?oldid=666689" Categories: Memory Beta articles sourced from comics Memory Beta articles sourced from novels Memory Beta articles sourced from RPGs Memory Beta articles sourced from games Memory Beta articles sourced from novelizations Titles Add category Cancel Save Community content is available under CC-BY-SA unless otherwise noted.