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The USS Potemkin (NCC-1657) was a Federation Constitution-class heavy cruiser in service to Starfleet in the 23rd century. The Potemkin had a crew complement of over 400. (TOS episode: "The Ultimate Computer", TNG novelization: Relics)

The Star Fleet Technical Manual lists the Potemkin's registry number as NCC-1711, while the FASA RPG series gives the registry as NCC-1702. However, the canon registry for the Potemkin was given in Star Trek VI: The Undiscovered Country.

Service historyEdit

In 2250, the brand new Potemkin was part of a ten ship emergency flotilla. The Potemkin successfully disabled the Orion corsairs without killing their crews. (TOS novel: Academy: Collision Course)

In the early 2250s, the Potemkin and the USS Lexington were sent to reinforce the squadron composed of the USS Enterprise, USS Excalibur and USS Hood due to the destruction of Starbase 18 and the gathering of Klingon forces near Adelson. TOS novel: The Children of Kings)

At a unknown point in the 2260's. Daniel Paris served on the Potemkin with distinction.(Template:Stargazer:Progenitor).

In 2267, while under the command of Captain Callas, the Potemkin relieved the USS Enterprise at Parathu'ul. (TOS novel: The Disinherited)

Later, under the command of Captain Konstantin, Potemkin was sent to the planet Nador with Federation troops to resolve the hostage crisis on the planet, but was called off by Captain James T. Kirk after the Enterprise crew resolved the crisis. (TOS novel: Gemini)

In late 2267, the Potemkin, under Captain Mikel Garson, led a fleet consisting of the Potemkin, the USS Exeter, the USS Farragut, USS Hood and six scout ships scout ships under the command of Admiral Jake Iota to stop a supposed Romulan invasion. (TOS novel: Web of the Romulans)

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The Potemkin in battle formation.
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In 2268, the Potemkin participated in the disastrous M-5 computer tests against the USS Enterprise. (TOS episode: "The Ultimate Computer")

Later, the Potemkin, under the command of Captain Seth Ascher, was part of an early response force along the Romulan Neutral Zone. (TOS novel: Double, Double)

In 2269, Yeoman Tonia Barrows transferred to the Potemkin from the Enterprise. The Potemkin discovered the derelict IKS Ul'lud and salvaged a number of items from the vessel, including the flower; Fire Blossom. (TOS novel: Faces of Fire)

The Potemkin was to rendezvous with the Enterprise, at the Beta Aurigae system, but the Enterprise was diverted elsewhere delaying the rendezvous until shortly after stardate 5949.99. (TOS episode: "Turnabout Intruder"; TOS comic: "Captain's Personal Log")

Later, the Potemkin was scheduled to survey Perry until she was diverted elsewhere. (TOS novel: Perry's Planet)

In 2270, the Potemkin, under the command of Captain Sukaru Tutakai, was sent to meet with the USS Pompeii and the USS Enterprise to retake the stolen USS Star Empire. The Potemkin was damaged in the battle, especially when the Enterprise switched sides. The Potemkin surrendered after the Pompeii was destroyed. (TOS - Fortunes of War novel: Dreadnought!)

Later, the Potemkin and the USS Republic were assigned to assist the Enterprise in the Romulan Neutral Zone and later to help with the Tomariians. (TOS novel: Black Fire)

In 2275, the Potemkin greeted the Enterprise, she returned to Earth following the testing of an experimental inversion drive. (TOS novel: The Wounded Sky)

By the 2280s, Potemkin was outfitted to the specifications of an Enterprise-subclass vessel, specifically as a rear-fire heavy cruiser. (ST video game: Starfleet Command)

In 2285, the ship was under the command of Captain Robert Lonergan. (TOS comic: "Who's Who in Star Trek, Issue 2")

In 2293, the Potemkin was on a scientific survey. The Potemkin was considered for Operation Retrieve. (TOS movie: The Undiscovered Country)

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Ships named Potemkin
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Earth Starfleet SS Potemkin United Earth Starfleet Emblem
Federation Starfleet
(alternate reality)
USS Potemkin Starfleet Command logo Terran Empire ISS Potemkin (NCC-1657, Constitution-class) TerranEmpire
Early series of Constitution-class class I/class XI heavy cruiser starships
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see also: unnamed Constitution-class starshipsExeter-subclass: KirkExcalibur-subclass: ExcaliburTuckerVesper-subclass: VesperMontrealOakland

Terran Empire, Starfleet
(mirror universe)
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23rd century subclasses: Bonhomme Richard-subclass (mk II) • Achernar-subclass (mk III) • Tikopai-subclass (mk IV) • Enterprise-subclasses (mk I-III refits)

24th and 25th century subclasses: Excalibur-subclassExeter-subclassVesper-subclass • other Constitution variants

Achernar-subclass (Constitution-class mk III class I/class XI cruiser/heavy cruiser starships)
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Enterprise-subclass (Constitution-class class XI/class XII cruiser/heavy cruiser starships)
Federation, Starfleet Ships of various specifications NCC-1335AchillesApolloBooneChristopher PikeExplorerFuriousHuntingtonKelleghanKirishimaLucasMusashiRauerSalazarSomersTigressVengeanceheavy cruiser (CA): Constellation IIGoebenEximerOriskanyRepublicReshadijeRamillesConstitutionEnterpriseFarragut IIrear-fire heavy cruiser (CAR): YorktownExeterIntrepid IIValiant IIPotemkinMonitorHornetMerimacEndeavourDefianceadvanced heavy cruiser (CA+): ExcelsiorHoodWaspEl DoradoAriSaratogaToriKriegerPort MoresbyPharsallusHastingsArbelaheavy drone cruiser (CAD): AgincourtBallistaBarrReprisalVulturecommand cruiser (CC): EssexExcalibur IIKongoLafayetteLexingtonheavy command cruiser (CB): AlesiaAlfeldAusterlitzBasraCannaeCoral SeaGaugamelaGettysburgGolanGravelotteInchonIsandhlwanaKadeshKhe SonKurskPanjsherRocroiRossbachSuomussalmiTannenbergThermopolaePoltavaVincennesfire support cruiser (CFS): HighwaymanKnight ErrantPaladinRangeradvanced fire support cruiser (CFS+): BerserkerCavalierFencerSamuraitactical command cruiser (TCC): Enterprise-Agalactic survey cruiser: Achernar Ufp-emblem Starfleet Command logo
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Refit to mk II specification EagleSantissima TrinidadMarseilleRadetsky Built to mk II specification ZuihoGraf ZeppelinSoryuHiryuKing George VPrince of WalesFranklinVictory IIScharnhorstGneisenauKaga IIKashimaFreidlandKonigsbergClemenceau
Refit to mk III specification KongoSaratogaEl DoradoTiconderogaKitty Hawk Built to mk III specification KearsargeBunker HillChikumaEmperadorUkraniaMarcelloFontanaJava
Terran Empire, Starfleet
(mirror universe)
ConstellationContemptibleDeceiverEnterprise (refit)Enterprise-AFarragutIntrepidNixonRelentless TerranEmpire

Template:Operation Retrieve

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