- For other uses, see USS Salk.
This USS Salk was named after previous vessels that were in service as hospital ships—the 23rd century USS Salk (NCC-761) in service in the 2260s and the 24th century M'Benga-class USS Salk that entered service on reference stardate 2/8112, and remained active for a couple decades. (TOS - The Chosen comic: "Blood Enemies"; FASA RPG module: Star Trek: The Next Generation Officer's Manual)
|Ships named USS Salk|
|USS Salk (NCC-761, hospital ship) • USS Salk (NCC-10001, M'Benga-class hospital ship) • USS Salk (Nebula-class) • USS Salk (NCC-58550-B, Olympic-class hospital ship)|
The Salk was named for a Human doctor and medical scientist of history—Jonas Salk, discoverer of the polio vaccine. No specific history or definitive final fate was established for this vessel as its name was selected for a ship by the Armada II game developers, and is placed randomly by the game software each time the ship appears.