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Odyssey-class • NCC-84000 • Starbase Bravo

The Arcturus is an Odyssey-class starship originally built with special modifications to handle leading long-range exploratory missions in the Delta Quadrant, though she has also seen brief service along the Breen border in the Alpha Quadrant. While launched under the command of then-Fleet Captain Elizabeth Hayden, Captain Michael Lancaster assumed command in mid-2399 following her promotion to rear admiral. The ship continues to be Admiral Hayden’s flagship and has resumed her original exploratory mission in the Delta Quadrant.

The Arcturus has a crew of 2,500, among whom are a far larger number of senior officers than most other starships, including four officers holding the substantive rank of captain, serving as commanding officer, executive officer, captain of engineering, and captain of medicine. The ship is a flying starbase, carrying with it a fleet of runabouts and its own support vessel, the USS Hokule’a, an Aquarius-class light escort docked in a stern cradle. She supports a handful of smaller starships also assigned to Admiral Hayden’s long-distance exploratory mission, providing crew recreation opportunities as well as resupply.

Command History

Fleet Captain Elizabeth Hayden (December 2398–March 2399)
Captain Michael Lancaster (March 2399–Present)

Previous Starships to Bear the Name

USS Arcturus (NCC-1807), Constitution-class
Commissioned 2269 | Decommissioned 2300

USS Arcturus (NCC-49801), Ambassador-class
Commissioned 2341 | Decommissioned 2397

Crew Manifest

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10 January 2022

Mystery in Paradise

USS Arcturus: Paradise Found

After a long run at high warp, the Arcturus sailed into the Omicron Torrensis system. It had given the crew some time to acclimate to one another, and the prospect of surveying a brand-new M-class world in front of them had spirits high. Science Officer Vahlen was happy to have an actual project to [...]

22 December 2021

Welcome Aboard, Twinks

USS Arcturus: Paradise Found

The plant in the containment vessel looked a lot like paeonia parnassica to Ensign Serrano, the hand-sized bloom bearing a brilliantly-orange center. He had no idea why it would be behind a centimeter of transparent aluminium, though, and he reached out to touch the container without much thought. [...]

22 December 2021

Sapient Intelligence Gathering

USS Arcturus: Paradise Found

 The sounds of a string quartet mingled with indistinct snippets of conversation as Lieutenant Commander Najan Osho navigated through the captain’s passed hors d’oeuvres reception, a glass of champagne in one hand and a very passable hasperat puff in the other. All of the ship’s senior staff [...]

3 December 2021

The Godfather

USS Arcturus: Paradise Found

“No, no, no. You’re not going to start that,” Lieutenant Commander Nayar chided. “First of all, I am not even two months pregnant yet. Second, I reject any claims of ownership you may think you have over my body.” MacRory held his hands up in defeat. “I retract [...]