The USS Leyte (NCC-4319) was a Larson-class Federation starship in service in the 23rd century. She entered active service on reference stardate 1/8910. On stardate 1/9807, the Leyte re-entered service after undergoing a refit to mk II specifications. She was later refit to mk VI specifications and relaunched on stardate 2/0912, and then later to mk VII specifications on stardate 2/1409. (FASA RPG module: Federation Ship Recognition Manual)
- The Leyte was likely named for the site of a decisive battle in World War II.