- For other uses, see Yeager.
The USS Yeager (NCC-61947) was a Federation starship, a tier 4 Saber-class light cruiser/frigate in Starfleet service in the 24th century. (DS9 video game: Dominion Wars, TNG video game: Starfleet Command III; Last Unicorn RPG module: The Price of Freedom, Decipher RPG module: Starfleet Operations Manual, ST video game: Trexels mission: "Skirmish")
Around stardate 73XX.6, the Yeager was rated a level 4 battle group light cruiser. It featured room for four officers and slots for five weapons or additional systems. Its deflector shields were rated 455, while the structural integrity field, or hull strength, topped at 610. (ST video game: Trexels mission: "Skirmish")
As part of Federation Starfleet operations in the Trexelian Expanse around stardate 73XX.6, the USS Yeager participated in the war games conducted by Starfleet and allied vessels from the 23rd and 24th centuries. (ST video game: Trexels mission: "Skirmish")
This was one of a number of ships to be so named, succeeding the earlier 2330s decade USS Yeager and alongside another light cruiser USS Yeager (NCC-65674) by the closing portion of the Dominion War, later in 2373. The Saber-class Yeager was still in service by 2379. (STA novel: Oblivion; DS9 episode: "Doctor Bashir, I Presume"; TNG video game: Starfleet Command III)
|Ships named Yeager|
|United Earth Starfleet||USS Yeager (NCC-76, Daedalus-class)|
|Federation Starfleet||starships: USS Yeager (2330s) • USS Yeager (NCC-1437) • USS Yeager (NCC-61947, Saber-class) • USS Yeager (NCC-65674, light cruiser) • small craft: Shuttlecraft Yeager|
Named for Chuck Yeager, the first Human to break the sound barrier. No history or fate is established for this vessel in SFC III as its name was randomly selected for a frigate vessel by the game software. The Star Trek Encyclopedia published the incorrect registry "NCC-81947" for this vessel.