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The starships U.S.S. Challenger belonged to three Prime timeline vessels and a Kelvin Timeline vessel.

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U.S.S. Challenger
U.S.S. Challenger II
U.S.S. Challenger III
U.S.S. Challenger

U.S.S. Challenger NCC-71099[edit | edit source]

U.S.S. Challenger.

The U.S.S. Challenger was a Galaxy-class Exploration Cruiser that was launched in 2366. The Challenger participated in the Dominion War under an unknown captain. Montgomery Scott took command of the Challenger for a period of around ten years, until Geordi LaForge succeeded him in 2397 until an unspecified date. The starship was decommissioned or lost.

Dates[edit | edit source]

  • 2366: The U.S.S. Challenger was launched under an unknown captain.
  • 2377: The Challenger participated in the Dominion War.
  • 2378: The Challenger is part of a Starfleet task force sent to counter an imminent Borg attack, but instead witness the return of the U.S.S. Voyager to the Alpha Quadrant.
  • 2390: In an alternate timeline, the Challenger - already commanded by LaForge - is sent to prevent fugitives Harry Kim and Chakotay from saving the U.S.S. Voyager and altering the timeline.
  • 2397: Geordi La Forge assumes command of the Challenger.

U.S.S. Challenger II NCC-71099-A[edit | edit source]

U.S.S. Challenger II in the Cracked Planetoid System.

The U.S.S. Challenger II, registry NCC-71099-A, was a retrofitted Galaxy-class Fleet Exploration Cruiser Retrofit that operated from late 2401 to 2409. The updated ship participated extensively in Klingon war-zones and conflicts, serving as a support and exploration vessel for its eight year lifetime. Challenger II was destroyed by the Undine on stardate 91434.27.

Dates[edit | edit source]

  • 2401: The Challenger II is launched from San Francisco Fleet Yards. Captain Janok is given command of the ship by Admiral Quinn.
  • 2406: First contact with the D'Kel race.
  • 2408: Participated in the battle to retake Deep Space Nine from Kar'ukan's forces.
  • 2408: The ship is scheduled for a systems overhaul, and is placed in drydock for five months.
  • 2408, stardate 90736.25: Challenger II enters fluidic space.
  • 2409, stardate 91434.27: The Challenger II is destroyed in April by a surprise Undine attack force. Over nine hundred crew die with the ship. Janok and a handful of survivors escape.

U.S.S. Challenger III NCC-71099-B[edit | edit source]

U.S.S. Challenger III orbiting Kobali Prime.

The U.S.S. Challenger III, registry NCC-71099-B, is an Odyssey-class Science Cruiser which was launched under command of Captain Gahyl Ihlob in 2410. The starship was assigned to Commodore Janok's 181st Task Group as the primary support ship.

Dates[edit | edit source]

  • 2410: The Challenger III is commissioned under command of Captain Gahyl Ihlob. The ship underwent trial runs before being assigned as Janok's primary fleet support vessel.
  • 2410, stardate 93293.27: Challenger III participates in the battle of Earth against the Iconian armada.

U.S.S. Challenger NCC-1714 (alternate reality)[edit | edit source]

U.S.S. Challenger from the Kelvin Timeline.

The U.S.S. Challenger, registry NCC-1714, was a Constitution-class starship (alternate reality) under command of Commodore Janok.

According to the Prime timeline, this vessel never existed. It was acquired from the Kelvin Timeline during the Temporal Cold War and heavily upgraded by an unknown belligerent. Commodore Janok was momentarily in command of this vessel until the conclusion of the Temporal Cold War, where he was returned to the Providence moments before its destruction over Earth.

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • The Challenger canonically appeared in the Star Trek: Voyager episodes "Timeless" and "Endgame".
  • Although the typical colloquial designation for the Challenger's successor is "U.S.S. Challenger-A", informally the ship is given the Roman numeral "II" to distinguish it from its original counterpart. This is repeated with the Challenger III.
  • After the destruction of the Challenger II, Janok took command of the U.S.S. Providence, a Sovereign-class Fleet Assault Cruiser, as his flagship.
  • The Challenger III is the replacement for the U.S.S. Invicta Gerulus as Janok's primary teamhealer vessel.

Gallery[edit | edit source]

U.S.S. Challenger, NCC-71099

U.S.S. Challenger II, NCC-71099-A

U.S.S. Challenger III, NCC-71099-B

U.S.S. Challenger, NCC-1714

Notes[edit | edit source]

  • This page has been revised with new dates to accommodate the introduction of year 2410 with the release of "Surface Tension", and revisions to Janok's biography in spring 2015.

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