The Nautilus-class was a type of Federation starship, a class of colony ship in service in the 24th century. They were typically equipped for the automated construction of a self-sustaining farming and mining community on a class M planet.
In 2366, Romulan Commander Tarl contacted the USS Enterprise-D with the offer of a stolen Borg artifact in exchange for a ship and supplies for her and her crew. Captain Jean-Luc Picard, after accepting her terms, agreed to provide her with a Nautilus-class ship upon their reaching Starbase 718. (ST novel: Federation)
|Ships named Nautilus|
|USS Nautilus (Constitution-class) • USS Nautilus (NCC-31910, Miranda-class) • USS Nautilus (Akira-class) • USS Nautilus (Steamrunner-class) • USS Nautilus (NCV-91000, Nautilus-class) • see also: Nautilus-class|
|USS Nautilus • USS Perdix|