The USS Steuben (NCC-10002) was a 23rd century Federation starship, a M'Benga-class rescue/hospital ship. This vessel entered Starfleet service on reference stardate 2/8202, and remained in active service until at least the 2360s decade. (FASA RPG module: Star Trek: The Next Generation Officer's Manual)
- All the vessels of the M'Benga-class were named for influential doctors and medical scientists from Federation history, indicating that there is such a person after whom this vessel is named. It isn't immediately clear who this Steuben was or what their contribution to medicine might have been.
|M'Benga-class class VII rescue/hospital starships|
|Barnard • Crenshaw • Crick • Hopewell • M'Benga • Pasteur • Salk • Shenvala • Steuben • T'Klyrn • Van Gelder • Voris • Watson|