- For other uses, see Van Gelder.
The USS Van Gelder (NCC-10010) was a 24th century Federation starship, the prototype M'Benga-class rescue/hospital ship. This vessel entered Starfleet service on reference stardate 2/9205, and remained in active service until at least the 2360s decade.
This hospital ship was named for 23rd century Doctor Simon Van Gelder, a Human pioneer of psychology and neural neutralization medicine. (FASA RPG module: Star Trek: The Next Generation Officer's Manual)
|M'Benga-class class VII rescue/hospital starships|
|Barnard • Crenshaw • Crick • Hopewell • M'Benga • Pasteur • Salk • Shenvala • Steuben • T'Klyrn • Van Gelder • Voris • Watson|