- The stardate given would seem to suggest this ship was ordered sometime during the TOS era.
In late 2348 or early 2349, Commander David Gold was serving aboard the Schiaparelli. That year, the ship was at Earth, and scheduled to travel to the Denobulan sector. (TNG novel: Losing the Peace) The Schiaparelli would later become Captain Gold's first command. (SCE eBook: War Stories, Book 2)