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- “Diplomatic Orders”: The Kirk leads the U.S.S. Forrest, U.S.S. Rideout, U.S.S. Terev, and U.S.S. Texas into the P'Jem System to engage an Undine Tethys Bio-Dreadnought threatening the player.
- “City on the Edge of Never”: B'vat's forces ambush and board the Kirk in the JFS47 System to capture Miral Paris.
- “Devil's Choice” & “Shadow Play”: The Kirk is part of Battlegroup Phi forming at Virinat in order to subsequently proceed to New Romulus. Here she joins with a joint Starfleet/KDF fleet assisting the Romulan Republic in defending New Romulus against an Elachi invasion fleet.
- The U.S.S. Kirk was probably named after legendary Starfleet Captain James T. Kirk.
- Since the Season 8.5-revamp of "City on the Edge of Never", a mysterious "Visitor" wearing the outfit of a Temporal agent can be found in one of the turbolifts adjacent to the Kirk's bridge. He cannot be interacted with.
- Up until April 2012, the Kirk was a random Federation Cruiser class.
- In the "Chasing the Past" segment of “City on the Edge of Never” and in the final part of “Diplomatic Orders”, the Kirk is mislabeled U.S.S. Exeter.