Benjamin Dawson was a Human male serving in Starfleet in the 24th century. He was the captain of the USS Venture

In 2373, the Venture took part in a scientific expedition to the Holaren Nebula. (DS9 video game: Dominion Wars)

In 2378, the Venture was assigned to the Maelstrom. There, Dawson helped the USS Sovereign defend Savoy Station against Cardassian forces led by Legate Matan. The Venture was heavily damaged but survived. (TNG video game: Bridge Commander)

USS Venture personnel
USS Venture (Constitution-class) M. AveryHathozKrausTulbWu UFP seal Starfleet Command logo Venture cmd insignia
USS Venture (Galaxy-class) B. DawsonR. CorbettHasturHendersonT. SamsonStanley
USS Venture-A (Venture-class) E. CooperR. Simmons