For other uses, see Franklin.

The USS Franklin was a Federation starship, a Defiant-class escort in Starfleet service in the 24th century.

History and specifications[edit | edit source]

This ship was in active service around the year 2378. (ST video game: Starfleet Command III)

This vessel succeeded a number of vessels named for Benjamin Franklin, a statesman of Earth history, and various other persons and places that shared that name. Prior to this ship, the Constitution-class USS Franklin had borne the name. (FASA RPG modules: Federation Starship Recognition Manual, Star Trek: The Next Generation Officer's Manual)

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Ships named Franklin
United Earth, Starfleet USS Franklin (NX-326, warp 4 ship)USS Franklin (NCC-246, Strider-class) Starfleet emblem. Starfleet emblem.
Federation, Starfleet USS Franklin (NX-326, warp 4 ship)USS Benjamin Franklin (NCC-013, Daedalus-class)USS Benjamin Franklin (Clarke-class)USS Franklin (NCC-1743, Constitution-class)USS Franklin (Defiant-class)see also: shuttlecraft Franklin Emblem of the United Federation of Planets. Seal of the Federation Starfleet.
Defiant-class destroyer/escort starships
Federation Starfleet
(primary universe)
standard arrangement AjaxAlaskaAlbatrossAldebaranAlexey LeonovArmstrongArk RoyalAvengerBaracusBarracudaBaton RougeBelfastBenningtonBoxerChampionCheyenneCobraConcordCondorCormirCorvusCrockettDauntlessDefiant (I)Defiant (II)Defiant-CEagleEclipseFalkirkFargoFormidableFranklinGallantGalahadGauntletGawainGrantHalberdHavocHelenaHorizonHornetHurricaneIllustriousIncessantIwo JimaJavelinKantKingfisherLawLeeLeyteLoganLokiMan-o-WarMatadorMayaMedvedevMerrimackMichiganMongooseMonitor (I)Monitor (II)MonsoonMorganaMoscowMyrmidonNarcissusNeptuneNomadPendragonPleiadesPotemkinPythonQuillonRamsesRangerRavenRedoubtableRelentlessRenegadeRevereRockfordRomeSaladinSao Paulo (I)Sao Paulo (II)SavannahScorpionSiouxSiroccoSnake EyesSpitfireStalwartStrommingTenaciousThorTiconderogaTitanTreplevTriumphTritonTsunamiTurinValiant (I)Valiant (II)ValorousVanyaVictoriaVictoriousVigilantVoltaireWarspiteWaspWolverineZeppelin UFP emblem image. Seal of the Federation Starfleet.
other configurations Incursion-subclass: IncursionGallant-subclass: GallantVigilant-subclass: VigilantSao Paulo-subclass: IndefatigableNikeQuantumSao Paulo (II)
mirror universe Terran Rebellion Capital GainDefiantJadziaTerra Victor Seal of the Terrans.
Terran Empire DefiantQuantum Seal of the Terrans.
Species 8472 Poseidon Seal of the Undine.


Background[edit | edit source]

No specific history or definitive final fate was established for this vessel as its name was selected for a ship by the Starfleet Command III game developers, and is placed randomly each time the ship appears.

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