Winrich Kolbe was a Human in the 22nd century.

In 2105, he was the commander of the VK Yuri Gagarin. (TNG: "Up The Long Ladder", okudagram)

Background information Edit

This character was only mentioned in writing.

The name of this captain was mentioned in a list of ships that were launched from Earth, with destinations in or near to the Ficus sector, between the years 2123 and 2190. This list was displayed on Jean-Luc Picard's desk monitor in his ready room aboard the USS Enterprise-D. A legible version of the okudagram first appeared in the reference book, Star Trek: The Next Generation - The Continuing Mission. The list became legible to viewers with the remastered episode.

There was, in addition, Chief Engineer Winrich Kolbe of the SS Mariposa mentioned in an unseen okudagram.

The namesake of this character was the director Winrich Kolbe, who directed many TNG-era Star Trek episodes.