The USS Merrimack was a Federation Defiant-class escort/destroyer starship in Starfleet service in the 24th century. This ship was in active service around the 2370s decade, and was one of a number of vessels bearing this name. (TNG video games: Armada, Armada II)
During the invasion of the Borg Collective in 2381, it was part of a task force to defend Starbase 24 along with the USS Sparta and USS Ulysses. A previously undetected Borg cube slipped through perimeter defenses and attacked the task force, destroying all three vessels and the starbase. (ST - Destiny novel: Gods of Night)
- The ship may be named for numerous vessels and places from history named "Merrimack" or "Merrimac".
|Ships named USS Merrimac (or Merrimack)|
|USS Merrimac (Daedalus-class) • USS Merrimac (aka Merrimack, NCC-1715, Constitution-class) • USS Merrimac (aka Merrimack, NCC-61827, Nebula-class) • USS Merrimack (Defiant-class) • see also: USS Merrimack (19th century)|