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The '''''Rhode Island''-class''' was a class of [[science vessel]] in use by the [[Federation]] [[Starfleet]] in the early [[25th century]]. ({{en|VOY|Endgame}}; {{g|ST|Star Trek Online}})
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The '''''Rhode Island''-class''' was a class of [[science vessel]] in use by the [[Federation]] [[Starfleet]] in the early [[25th century]]. It was a [[refit]] variant of the {{class|Nova}}. ({{en|VOY|Endgame}}; {{g|ST|Star Trek Online}})
   
 
The class was also used by the [[Imperial Starfleet]] in the [[mirror universe]]. ({{g|ST|Star Trek Online}})
 
The class was also used by the [[Imperial Starfleet]] in the [[mirror universe]]. ({{g|ST|Star Trek Online}})
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== History ==
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The ''Rhode Island''-class had entered service by [[2409]]. ({{STO|Welcome to Earth Spacedock}})
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In [[2410]] the lead ship of the class, the {{USS|Rhode Island}}, was under the command of [[Captain]] [[Harry Kim]]. ({{STO|sub=The Delta Quadrant|Alliances|{{stod|Takedown}}}})
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=== Alternate timeline ===
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In a [[Alternate timeline|timeline]] where {{USS|Voyager}} took 25 [[year]]s to return home, the ''Rhode Island''-class had entered service by [[2404]]. ({{en|VOY|Endgame}})
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== Technical data ==
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The ''Rhode Island''-class was comparable in size to the earlier ''Nova''-class. It was armed with [[phaser array]]s and [[photon torpedo]]es and carried a [[photonic displacer]] device capable of creating a false sensor image of itself for short periods as a decoy. ({{g|ST|Star Trek Online}})
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===Mirror universe===
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The [[Terran Empire]]'s version of the ''Rhode Island''-class featured additional [[engineering]] capability at the expense of some of its utility as a science vessel. (''[[STO]]'' [[website]]: [http://www.arcgames.com/en/games/star-trek-online/news/detail/3042883 Undine Lock Box and Lobi Store Ships])
   
 
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===Background===
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[[Larry Nemecek]] said on [[Doug Drexler]]'s [http://web.archive.org/web/*/http://www.drexfiles.wordpress.com/2009/05/12/rick-sternbachs-equinox/#comment-9231 blog] that he named the USS ''Rhode Island'' after the [[United States]] state of [[Rhode Island]] as a joke: Even though Harry Kim had finally gotten his own command, it was still named after the smallest US state.
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Revision as of 00:52, January 29, 2015

For other uses, see Rhode Island.

The Rhode Island-class was a class of science vessel in use by the Federation Starfleet in the early 25th century. It was a refit variant of the Nova-class. (VOY episode & novelization: Endgame; ST video game: Star Trek Online)

The class was also used by the Imperial Starfleet in the mirror universe. (ST video game: Star Trek Online)

History

The Rhode Island-class had entered service by 2409. (STO mission: "Welcome to Earth Spacedock")

In 2410 the lead ship of the class, the USS Rhode Island, was under the command of Captain Harry Kim. (STO - "The Delta Quadrant" missions: "Alliances", "Takedown")

Alternate timeline

In a timeline where USS Voyager took 25 years to return home, the Rhode Island-class had entered service by 2404. (VOY episode & novelization: Endgame)

Technical data

The Rhode Island-class was comparable in size to the earlier Nova-class. It was armed with phaser arrays and photon torpedoes and carried a photonic displacer device capable of creating a false sensor image of itself for short periods as a decoy. (ST video game: Star Trek Online)

Mirror universe

The Terran Empire's version of the Rhode Island-class featured additional engineering capability at the expense of some of its utility as a science vessel. (STO website: Undine Lock Box and Lobi Store Ships)

Appendices

Background

This section is written
from the Real World
point of view
.
Wiki

Larry Nemecek said on Doug Drexler's blog that he named the USS Rhode Island after the United States state of Rhode Island as a joke: Even though Harry Kim had finally gotten his own command, it was still named after the smallest US state.

References

  1. ST video game: Star Trek Online

Connections

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