The USS Clement (NCC-12537) was a Federation Apollo-class light cruiser in service to Starfleet in the mid to late 24th century. (ST reference: Star Trek Encyclopedia, Last Unicorn RPG module: The Price of Freedom)
In 2355, the Clement rescued Kanda Jiak, the last surviving member of an Iconian-descendant civilization from the planet Ikkabar. (TNG novel: The Devil's Heart)
- During this appearence, the Clement was referred to as the Clements.
In 2370, the Clement was assigned to rendezvous with the USS Enterprise-D, but the meeting was delayed when the Enterprise was diverted to the Argaya system. (TNG episode: "Lower Decks")
In 2374, the Clement suffered heavy casualties during the Dominion War, in the week leading up to the Dominion invasion of Betazed. (DS9 episode: "In the Pale Moonlight")