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Cptn Corizon

USS Union

Name: USS Union

Registry: NCC-21776


Class: Excelsior

Type: Medium Cruiser

Commissioned: 2335



Length : 467 m

Beam : 185 m

Height : 100 m

Decks : 28


Mass: 2,105,000 metric tons

Crew: 500 officers/enlisted + Flight Crews; 8,500 Evacuation Limit



16 x Type IX-E phaser arrays, total output 24,000 Terawatts

2 x Rapid Fire Quantum Torpedo Launcher + 75 torpedoes

2 x Burst Fire Photon Torpedo Launchers + 300 torpedoes


Defense Systems:

Regenerative shield system, total capacity 2,350,000 TeraJoules

Standard Duranium/Tritanium Double hull plus 3.5 cm High Density Armor.

High level Structural Integrity Field


Propulsion / Power Systems:

Warp Propulsion and main power provided by a Type VIII-CQ M/AM Reactor


Impulse power provided by two impulse engines powered by two fusion reactors encased each within engine housing.


Maneuverability provided by a series of eight surface mounted retro-thrusters pods

[four retro-thrusters per pod] and a series of ten embedded RCS thruster quads


Warp Speeds (TNG scale)

Normal Cruise : 6.5

Maximum Cruise : 9.7 for 10 hours

Maximum Rated : 9.8 for 8 hours.


Diplomatic Capability: Grade III

Expected Hull Life 120 years


Refit Cycle:

Minor : 2 year

Standard : 10 years

Major : 20 years


Design History:

The legendary "great experiment" has become one Starfleet's most venerable and recognizable ships during a nearly hundred service history. Now on her third refit cycle, the ships have been modded to reflect their continuing roll as a support ship for the Federation's newest classes.


Primary upgrades to the Union, completed in 2379, include upgraded EPS; upgraded LCARS and data networks; refurbishment of science and medical areas as well as updated crew accommodations; addition of a second holodeck; upgraded sensor palates; upgraded warp coils, and upgrade of primary warp drive to new Class VIII-CQ module; upgraded weapon systems; all new shielding and defense systems combined with upgraded high-density armor.


Deck Layout


Deck 1: Captain’s Ready Room, Main Bridge, Briefing Room

Deck 2: Junior and Senior Officers Quarters, VIP/Guest Quarters

Deck 3: Officers Quarters, VIP/Officer's Mess

Deck 4: NCO Quarters, Enlisted Crew Mess, Galley

Deck 5: Main Phaser and Fire Control, Auxiliary Control Room and Support, Impulse Engines and Engineering Support

Deck 6: Primary Life Support Systems, Primary Computer Core Control, Cargo Bay 1 & 2, Recreation Rooms 1 and 2

Deck 7: Computer Core, Sickbay, Chief Medical Officer's Office, Primary Science Labs, Counselor's Office

Deck 8: Computer Core, Junior Officers and Crew Quarters, Main Lounge, Secondary Science Labs, Fusion Power Generators 1 and 2

Deck 9: Interconnecting Dorsal/Intermix Shaft/Turbolifts, Forward Torpedo Bay Control, Forward Torpedo Bay Magazine, Armoury, Holding Cells, Chief Tactical Officer's Office

Deck 10: Transporter Room 1, Interconnecting Dorsal/Intermix, Shaft/Turbolifts, Forward Torpedo Launchers, Shuttlebay Hangar and Maintenance Sections

Deck 11: Upper Engineering Support Area, Machine Shop, Primary Maintenance Support Centre, Shuttlebay, Warp Core - M/ARA Reaction Assembly, Deuterium Storage Tanks

Deck 12: Main Engineering, Primary Systems Support Compartment, Living Quarters, Shuttle Bay, Warp Core - M/ARA Reaction Assembly, Fusion Power Generators 3 and 4

Deck 13: Living Quarters, Primary Shuttle Maintenance Hangar, Main Deflector Auxiliary Systems, Emergency Batteries / Fusion Power Generators 5 and 6, Aft Phaser and Torpedo Weapon Control, Warp Core - M/ARA Reaction Assembly, Emergency Transporter Rooms 1 and 2

Deck 14: Secondary Deflector Control, Living Quarters, Stellar Cartography, Cargo Bay 1, Warp Core - M/ARA Reaction Assembly, Engineering Section Impulse Engine Control and Support Centre, Engineering Section Impulse Engines, Enlisted Personnel Living Quarters

Deck 15: Recreation Deck/Zero-G Gymnasium, Crew Lounge, Deuterium Storage,Warp Core - M/ARA Reaction Assembly, Engineering Section Impulse Engines, Nacelle Power Transfer Assembly, Nacelle Personnel Transfer Conduit, Primary and Emergency Deflector Dish Graviton Polarity Generators, Subspace field distortion generators, Enlisted Personnel Living Quarters

Deck 16: Tertiary Multipurpose Laboratories, Transporter Room 2, Emergency Transporter Room 3-4, Warp Core - M/ARA Reaction Assembly, Cargo Bay 3 - Primary Cargo Bay, Cargo Bay 2, Cargo Bay 4, Cargo Transporters 2, 3 and 4.

Deck 17: Waste Recycling, Environmental Control, Emergency Batteries, Brig, Secondary Computer Core, Anti-matter Generators, Gravimetric Polaron Generators, Secondary Shield Generators, Warp Core - M/ARA Reaction Assembly

Deck 18: Anti-matter Injectors, Warp Core - M/ARA Reaction Assembly, Emergency Gravimetric Polaron Generators, Tractor Beam Generator, fore and aft Tractor Beam assemblies

Deck 19: Marine Command Centre, Marine Barracks, Bunker Rooms, Drill Area, Marine Armoury, Marine Shooting Range

Deck 20: Forward Torpedo Launchers One & Two, Tractor Beam Emitters, Living Quarters, Cargo Bay, Marine Barracks, Bunker Rooms

Deck 21: Docking Ports, Deflector Control, Library, Hydroponics Bay, Antimatter Tanks

Deck 22: Crew Quarters, Transporter Room, Parts Storage, Secondary Computer Core,

Deck 23: Emergency Batteries, Secondary Antimatter & Deuterium storage, Crew Quarters

Deck 24: Crew Quarters, Industrial Replicators, Phaser Control, Tractor Beam Control, Aft Torpedo Launcher Two,

Deck 25: Brig, Ship's Quartermaster's Office, Exobiology Lab, Research Labs,

Deck 26: Emergency Batteries, Shuttlebay, Shuttle Storage & Maintenance

Deck 27: Auxiliary Power Control, Power Relay Junction Network System, Warp Core Ejection Systems

Deck 28: Power Relay Junction Network System, Tractor Beam Emitter, Warp Core Ejection Systems

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