USS was a Wellington (NCC-33821) Federation starship that was in service with Starfleet in the mid- 24th century. In 2365, this ship was commanded by Captain Thomas Pucer.
Early in her career,
Ensign Ro served aboard the Wellington when the vessel visited Garon II, provoking an incident that would get her court martialed. ( : " TNG ")
Ensign Ro Bynar technicians upgraded computers on the Wellington at Starbase 74 in 2364. ( : " TNG ")
In 2365, the
Wellington was assigned to patrol the Neutral Zone in Sector 130. ( : " TNG ", The Measure Of A Man display graphic)
2367, the Wellington reported no unusual readings after Wesley Crusher had performed warp field experiments aboard the USS . ( Enterprise-D : " TNG ")
Background Wellington was listed, with other starships, on the Starship Deploy Status seen on Starbase 173 in 2365. Information on the registry, the captain, and its assignment were derived from this chart.
According to the
, this vessel was a Star Trek Encyclopedia starship, with the Niagara-class registry NCC-28473.
An early draft of
: " DS9 " stated that the USS Business as Usual Wellington was docked at Deep Space 9 for refueling in 2373.
Likely named after either the capital of
New Zealand on Earth or Arthur Wellesley, 1st Duke of Wellington (1 May 1769 – 14 September 1852), the British military hero noted especially for defeating Napoleon Bonaparte at the 1815 Battle of Waterloo. Wellesley later served as Prime Minister (1828 - 1830, 1834) and is the namesake of the New Zealand city.