In the 2260s, Lieutenant Commander Norton was assigned to the USS Endeavour as a beta shift bridge officer. Although he commanded the beta shift and was qualified to serve as executive officer by Captain Khatami, she thought him to be prickly and overly officious. (VAN novel: Summon the Thunder)
In the 2270s, Norton was a crewmember serving aboard the USS Enterprise under the command of Captain James T. Kirk. When the Enterprise staged a raid against a Romulan space station in orbit of Levaeri V, Norton was one of the hundred-odd crewpeople chosen to participate. (TOS novel: My Enemy, My Ally)
- The Enterprise crewmember Norton may be a different man than the Endeavour Norton.