The Lightcarrier was a large starship in service to the Skeen in the late 24th century. Rigger Meeml was in charge of the Lightcarrier when his people were part of the Kinara alliance. (VOY novel: Acts of Contrition)


In February 2382, the Lightcarrier was the largest warship among the Kinara vessels blockading the Gateway to the First World.

When the CIF Fifth Shudka and USS Vesta exited the Gateway to open a dialog between the Confederacy of the Worlds of the First Quadrant and the Kinara,, Presider Isorla Cin hailed the largest Kinara vessel, the Lightcarrier. Meeml informed her about the alliance's grievances against the Confederacy. Subsequently, the Lightcarrier was among the ships participating in the battle of the Gateway when the negotiations broke down.

A cease-fire between the Confederacy Interstellar Fleet, Starfleet and Kinara forces was reached when Vice-Admiral Kathryn Janeway agreed to turn herself over to the Kinara to stand trial. (VOY novel: Acts of Contrition)