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Sentinel Class Star Cruiser [Refit]
MINOR - 24 Months
MAJOR - 10 Years
3,755,000 metric tons
68,299 metric tons
3 x Type 8 Shuttles
3 x Type 9A Shuttles
2 x Type 11 Shuttles
6 x Valkyrie Fighters
4 x Worker Bees
Redundant symmetrical subspace graviton shielding
5 x dorsal Type XV self-modulating phaser arrays
5 x ventral type XV self-modulating phaser arrays
1 x forward dual beam battery
6 x Mk. Q-IV Quantum Torpedo launchers
Micro-fiber reinforced ablative armour over Duranium-tritanium composite hull augmented by synthetic castrodium alloy structural members
GE Class X-10 M/AM Reaction Drive rated 1473 cochranes
GE Class 8 M/AM Reaction Drive rated 1200 cochranes
4 x TV X9 Subatomic unified impulse reactors
Warp 9.96 sustained for ~8 hours
DYN-65 Multi-band lateral sensor pallets
1 x DYN-12 Warp current sensor array
Yoyodyne 32.E Molybdenum/duranium mesh panelled subspace field amplification array
The U.S.S. Lexington's modifications are almost identical to that of her sister ship, the U.S.S. Valley Forge. It was the success of the Valley Forge's design that green-lit many of the changes made to the Lexington.
Among the improvements was the installation of a warp core in line with modern specifications. To this end, the original ventral shuttlebay has been reworked to accommodate the new core, and two vertical launch shuttlebays have been retrofitted to the port and starboard dorsal engineering section. The original nacelles, both lost during combat, are completely replaced. Like the Valley Forge, the saucer section has been rebuilt to accommodate separation, with the saucer now equipped with tertiary nacelles that are capable of low warp.
Other areas of improvement include replaced sensor arrays and main deflector dish, a rebuilt bridge and new laboratory facilities. The overall refit has been completed with minimal sacrifice of the vessel's former battle capability as she retains a standard dorsal/ventral phaser array, four forward torpedo bays and two rear, in addition to an upgraded dual beam bank on the nose of the saucer.
Stardate 66564.9 | Sentinel-class USS Lexington is commissioned as the latest of a long line of vessels to bear the name. She is deployed to the Klingon Neutral Zone as a precaution against rising tensions between the Federation and the Klingon Empire.
Stardate 82915.1 | Following the outbreak of the Federation-Klingon War, the Lexington sees extensive action against Klingon forces due to its assignment along the Neutral Zone.
Stardate 90317.8 | Lexington assists in driving away sudden Undine assault on Klingon space.
Stardate 91331.5 | Lexington once again finds herself on the front lines during the Iconian invasion.
Stardate 91737.1 | During the Battle of Sol, Lexington takes heavy damage and is drydocked for extensive repairs and refits.
Stardate 93786.3 | After complete modification, Lexington is reassigned to 38th Fleet Argo on exploration duty to the regions beyond the Aldebaran sector
Stardate 93879.3 | Approximately half of the Lexington's crew is placed into a telepathic simulation by a cosmozoan entity called the 'Storyteller,' which allegedly revealed the fate of the older, Excelsior-class USS Lexington.
Stardate 93878.1 | Lexington encounters the Tik bioships, the owners of whom the USS Valley Forge successfully establishes first contact with.
Stardate 96313.7 | Lexington is reassigned to the Deep Space Exploratory Corps. and sent on a five-year mission into the Gamma Quadrant.
HISTORY OF THE LEXINGTON [Pre-Warp]
USS Lexington (DDG-1010)
Commanding Officer: Ezra Reyes
Executive Officer: Vincent Clarke
Produced by the United States navy in the rising tensions prior to the Third World War, the Lexington was a stealth destroyer fitted with prototype armour plating which further improved its capabilities to make up for its size. It was built larger to specification and instead of a boat hangar carried a small stealth submarine. It proved to be an extremely effective hit-and-run vessel, managing not only to ambush numerous ships but even insert special forces squads without detection using its attached submarine. This earned it the nickname "White Ghost." The Lexington was so impossible to find that it was only lost to sabotage by enemy spies who managed to infiltrate the vessel when it was docked and detonate its ammunition storage.
HISTORY OF THE LEXINGTON [Warp era]
"Once more unto the frontier."
USS Lexington (NX-361)
Commanding Officers : CAPT. William Marshall, CAPT. Sarah Rosenberg, CAPT. Richard Lee
Executive Officers : CMDR. Sarah Rosenberg, SDCR. Sunen, CMDR. Jack Adams, LCDR. Laurie Lyon
Earth Date 2149 | The Lexington is commissioned as a United Earth Starfleet ship and assigned on survey missions.
Earth Date 2153 | Lexington is recalled to Earth following the Xindi attack and reassigned to patrol duty around the Sol system.
Earth Date 2156 | The Earth-Romulan War begins and the Lexington takes part in several battles.
Earth Date 2160 | Lexington participates and is damaged in the Battle of Cheron.
Earth Date 2161 | Lexington undergoes major refits and is recommissioned as the U.S.S. Lexington of the United Federation of Planets Starfleet.
Earth Date 2180 | USS Lexington, now one of the last of the Franklin-class in active service, is decommissioned.
"Reach for the stars."
USS Lexington (NCC-1709)
Commanding Officers : CAPT. Korolev, CAPT. Mark Rousseau, CDRE. Robert Wesley, CAPT. William Perinal
Executive Officers : CMDR. Degg, CMDR. Wynn Samuels, LCDR. Tivra Ivari
Chief Engineers : LCDR. Linda Carrie, LCDR. Tivra Ivari, LT. Motoko Tanaka
Earth Date 2248 | USS Lexington is launched as the ninth Constitution-class vessel, deployed on five-year exploration mission.
Earth Date 2253 | Completion of Lexington's first exploration mission, assigned to bolster fleet strength following destruction of Starbase 18 before being deployed on second five-year mission.
Earth Date 2257 | Completion of Lexington's second exploration mission.
Earth Date 2258 | Command is transferred to Captain Mark Rousseau.
Earth Date 2259 | Deployed on third exploration mission.
Earth Date 2264 | Command is transferred to Commodore Robert Wesley following Rousseau's retirement.
Earth Date 2267 | Lexington damaged in skirmish with Nausicaan pirates, repaired at Starbase 11. Headed mission to Organia. Later infiltrated by Klingon spy who assassinated and assumed identity of Arne Darvin.
Earth Date 2268 | Commodore Wesley led the M-5 multitronic unit war games resulting in severe damage to the Lexington after M-5 malfunction. Though the ship is repaired numerous compromises had to be made and the Lexington never recovered to full strength, being relegated to patrol duty instead.
Earth Date 2269 | Lexington is temporarily drydocked following Commodore Wesley's retirement. Evaluation deems the ship unsuitable for retrofitting and plans for a new Lexington are drawn. Command is transferred to William Perinal before Wesley returns as commanding officer later that year following the Mantilles incident.
Earth Date 2270 | Lexington defends Gateway system from Romulan aggressors with help from the USS Enterprise. Lexington later drydocked again following damage from spatial anomaly before being decommissioned.
"It is not in the stars to hold our destiny but in ourselves."
USS Lexington (NX-1709-A)
Experimental Gemini class / Prototype Atlas class
Commanding Officers : CAPT. Len Scott
Executive Officers : CMDR. Caroline Wright
Chief Engineers : LCDR. Grav
Chief Tactical Officers : LCDR. Asova Sh'ovhisress, LCDR. Saran
Chief Science Officers : LT. Arya
Chief Medical Officers : LCDR. Adrian Vasile
Helm Officers : ENS. Amir al-Rashid
The U.S.S. Lexington's design was based on the Gemini-class but drastically altered to accommodate a prototype warp core. The new technology was first tested on the Constitution-class U.S.S. Hood in 2267, but the warp coils of its two nacelles were overloaded by the power produced. Further testing on board the Gemini-class U.S.S. Confucius proved problematic because the increased power made it extremely difficult to create balanced fields that allow for maneuvering ability. The Lexington was built specifically for this experiment, working under the theory that combining the Gemini's four nacelles into two 'supernacelles' would provide optimal field balancing while supporting additional power.
The dual nacelle layout resulted in the general design of the ship being adjusted to something closer to that of a Constitution-class vessel. Like the Gemini, the nacelles were connected directly to the saucer, but without the bottom nacelles present, the deflector array was moved from the front of the ship to the bottom. This gave room for the installation of more weapons as a precaution for rising tensions with the Klingon Empire.
After a successful maiden voyage despite initial engine imbalance issues, the new design was to be a class of its own. However, further performance reviews showed that the new core provided far too much power, and while the ship was capable of handling the power, it was known to produce a massive amount of excess. It allowed the Lexington to withstand situations that would disable other vessels, but as such emergency situations were rare occurrences, the design was deemed to be inefficient and the planned Lexington-class never came to fruition. Instead, the U.S.S. Atlas, a much larger vessel with the same basic structure, was constructed as a more viable application of the new core.
Earth Date 2270 | Following decommissioning of the Constitution-class Lexington, an experimental Gemini-class starship is named USS Lexington.
Earth Date 2271 | The new Lexington is launched and deployed on a five-year mission.
"Wherever you go, go with all your heart."
USS Lexington (NCC-14427)
Commanding Officers : CAPT. Shantha Kumari, CAPT. Tobias Elliot
Executive Officers : CMDR. Ken Ch'zhyvor, CMDR. Gregon Viad, CMDR. Nixia Soll
Earth Date 2420 | Excelsior-class USS Lexington is launched and deployed on a five-year exploration mission.
Earth Date 2325 | Completion of Lexington's first exploration mission.
Earth Date 2331 | Completion of Lexington's second exploration mission, drydocked for upgrade to new isolinear computer systems.
Earth Date 2332 | Command transferred to Captain Tobias Elliot
Earth Date 2345 | Lexington holds diplomatic conference between the Federation and Antedeans.
Earth Date 2348 | The crew of the Lexington diffuses a dissident situation in the Altair system.
Earth Date 2349 | Lexington once again sets out on a long-term exploration mission.
Earth Date 2350 | Last recorded contact with the Lexington in the form of a series of routine comm messages. After months of silence, USS Lexington is officially declared Missing in Action.
"Death, destruction, disease, horror, that's what war is all about. That's what makes it a thing to be avoided."
USS Lexington (NCC-30405)
Commanding Officers : CAPT. James Turner, CAPT. Gilaad Ben Zoma, CAPT. Wil Thoms, CAPT. Eberling, CAPT. Heather Anderson Executive Officers : CMDR. T'Cenn, CMDR. Alexei Sokolov, CMDR. Ashilan Ch'zarirh, CMDR. Heather Anderson, LCDR. Tozki, CMDR. Aga Joshi
Stardate 34360.5 | Nebula-class USS Lexington is launched to bolster fleet numbers during the Federation-Cardassian War.
Stardate 35089.3 | Lexington is deployed to the front lines.
Stardate 37455.2 | Lexington is damaged in combat with Cardassian forces and docked for repairs. Command is transferred to Captain Gilaad Ben Zoma.
Stardate 42249.8 | Command is transferred to Captain Wil Thoms following stalemate in war. Lexington is redeployed on exploration duty.
Stardate 48774.4 | Lexington returns from a long-term exploration mission and docks with Deep Space Nine for repairs and shore leave. Command is transferred to Captain Eberling.
Stardate 50000 | The Lexington participates in the Dominion War and assists in repelling a Borg incursion.
Stardate 51504.2 | Captain Eberling is killed during the Battle of Tyra. Command is transferred to former first officer Captain Heather Anderson.
Stardate 52861.3 | Lexington is relegated to patrol duty after the conclusion of the Dominion War.
Stardate 62497.3 | Following Captain Anderson's promotion to Rear Admiral, the Lexington is decommissioned.