USS Proteus (NCC-97402)

One of Starfleet's newest starships, Proteus serves as a rapid response vessel, dealing with humanitarian and engineering efforts across the Federation and beyond. Captain Elara Quinn oversees a crew of youngsters, many of whom seek redemption after the events of Frontier Day 2401.

USS Proteus

Echelon-class • NCC-97402 • Task Force 17

The USS Proteus, an Echelon-class light cruiser, stands as a beacon of resilience and dedication under the command of Captain Elara Quinn. Commissioned in 2398, this versatile starship is an integral asset to Task Force 17’s Lakota Squadron. Based out of Deep Space 17 near the enigmatic Typhon Expanse, Proteus is equipped for a variety of crucial missions, including rapid response operations, engineering support, and humanitarian aid.

Following the tragic Frontier Day massacre, which claimed the lives of many of her seasoned crew members, Proteus is now largely manned by young and eager personnel determined to honor their predecessors’ legacy. These fresh faces bring a spirit of renewal and commitment to the ship’s vital duties, forging a path of hope and recovery in the aftermath of loss. With Captain Quinn’s experienced leadership guiding them, the crew of Proteus embodies the Starfleet ideals of courage, unity, and service to the greater good.

The stories of Lakota Squadron are rated 2-2-2 for mature subject matter, including some moderate violence, language and sexual content.

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