- For other uses, see Lexington.
|Status:||active (2381), succeeded in name by the Steamrunner-class USS Lexington by 2370s.|
- The Lexington's first mention in TNG episode: "The Measure of a Man"'s starship deploy status chart gave it the registry NCC-30405.
The Lexington was launched in the late 2350s under the command of Captain James Turner. In 2357, the Lexington took aboard Ensign Eric Stiles for medical treatment after he was held prisoner on PojjanPiraKot for four years following the evacuation of the Federation Embassy in 2354. A special award ceremony was held aboard the Lexington and Stiles was awarded the Federation Medal of Valor. (TNG - Double Helix novel: Red Sector)
In the year 2365, the Lexington was under the command of Captain Wil Thoms. He was assigned to captain Lexington on a planetary exploration mission in sector 028. This information was listed on a starship deploy status report on a viewscreen on Starbase 173. (TNG episode: "The Measure of a Man")
By 2367, Captain Gilaad Ben Zoma was commanding the Lexington when she rendezvoused with the USS Enterprise-D, so that Ben Zoma and security chief, "Pug" Joseph, could attend the installation of Morgen, their old friend and USS Stargazer crewmate, as the new ruler of Daa'V. (TNG novel: Reunion)
As of 2374, the Lexington was commanded by Captain Eberling. Early that year, he was killed in action at the Battle of Tyra. Eberling was replaced by his first officer, Heather Anderson. (SCE eBooks: Oaths, War Stories, Book 1)
The Lexington was one of the ships to survive the Borg Invasion of 2381, though the crew suffered the loss of their entire engineering staff, with the exception of Crewperson Alhan Jago. Following the invasion, the Lexington reported to Starbase 22, where the station's counselor, Brian Ellis, counseled Jago and the Lexington medical staff. (ST novel: A Singular Destiny)
- In Red Sector it was stated that the Lexington was a Galaxy-class starship. In Reunion it was identified as a Constitution-class vessel. In Armada II it was succeeded by a Steamrunner-class vessel.
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- flight controller
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- security chief:
Appearances and referencesEdit
- Reunion (TNG novel)
- "Explorers" (DS9 episode)