- For other uses, see Purcell.
By the year 2364, he held the rank of admiral. In that year he participated in a communication with the starship USS Enterprise-D, with William Riker noting the conversation had ended when Purcell's signal was finally lost. (TNG comic: "Here Today")
- The conversation began with the crew speaking to Admiral Thivov, which would seem to make Riker's comment an error, as no person named Purcell was shown or mentioned.