- For other uses, see USS Ahwahnee.
The USS Ahwahnee (NCC-71620 and NCC-73620) was a Federation starship, a Cheyenne-class tier 4 light cruiser in Starfleet service in the 2350s and 2360s decades. The name originated from a Native American word for the Yosemite Valley. (TNG episode: "The Best of Both Worlds", ST reference: Star Trek Encyclopedia, ST video game: Trexels mission: "Skirmish")
Around stardate 73XX.6 (circa 2377), the Ahwahnee was rated a level 4 battle group light cruiser. It featured room for four officers and slots for five weapons or additional systems. Its deflector shields were rated 430, while the structural integrity field, or hull strength, topped at 585. (ST video game: Trexels mission: "Skirmish")
As part of Federation Starfleet operations in the Trexelian Expanse, the USS Ahwahnee participated in the war games conducted by Starfleet and allied vessels from the 23rd and 24th centuries. (ST video game: Trexels mission: "Skirmish")
|Cheyenne-class cruiser starships|
|Federation, Starfleet||standard configuration||USS Ahwahnee • USS Cheyenne • USS Constellation-A • USS Corinth • USS Emperor • USS Marauder • USS Rapid • see also: Cheyenne-class|
|variant configurations||Dakota-subclass: USS Dakota • USS Groveland • Stargazer-subclass: USS Stargazer-A|
| Terran Empire, Starfleet|
|ISS Cheyenne • Dakota-subclass: ISS Dakota|
- According to the tachyon detection grid schematic, the Ahwahnee had a registry number of NCC-71620. Mike Okuda has said that the previous registry number of 73620 was a mistake.
- In The Official Starships Collection, the model is labelled NCC-73620.