The USS Kerala (NCC-1255) was a Federation starship, a Shepard-class vessel in Starfleet service in the 2250s decade. (DSC episodes: "The Vulcan Hello", "Battle at the Binary Stars"; ST reference: StarTrek.com)
On stardate 1207.3 (May 11, 2256), the Kerala participated in the Battle of the Binary Stars between Starfleet and a Klingon fleet, led by the fanatic T'Kuvma. (DSC episode: "Battle at the Binary Stars", ST reference: StarTrek.com)
|USS Gagarin • USS Kerala • USS Ride • USS Sebrova|
|Starships in the Federation-Klingon War of 2256-2257|
|Federation, Starfleet||USS Discovery • USS Kerala • USS Ride • USS Sebrova • USS Sioux • USS Ticonderoga|
|Federation Starfleet losses||USS Clarke • USS Buran • USS Dana • USS Earhart • USS Edison • USS Europa • USS Gagarin • USS Glenn • USS Hoover • USS Muroc • USS Shran • USS Shenzhou • USS T'Plana-Hath • USS Yeager|
|Klingon Empire, Defense Force||L'Rell's battlecruiser • Sarcophagus|
|Klingon Empire losses||Klingon cleave ship|
- The ship may be named for the Kerala state in India on Earth.
- Registry and class were revealed on StarTrek.com.