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Starship Classes
Ambassador Class
Category: Explorer/Combat Worp Reactor: Type (M)
length: 526 meters Normal Cruising Speed: Warp 6
Width: 320 meters Maximun Cruising Speed: Warp 8.8
Height: 125 meters Maximun Reached Speed: Warp 9(12hrs)
       
Commissioned: 2330 Decks: 38
Phasers: Type IX Crew: 700
Torpedo Launchers: 3 Estimated Ships: 10
The Ambassador could be considered Starfleet’s first modern class design. Designed to replace the aging Excelsior class, and to fulfil an expanded mission role, the Ambassadors were equipped with upgraded scientific and diplomatic resources. The new role reflected a mission of exploration for Starfleet after the Kithomer accords created peace with the Klingon Empire. Though no longer needed to defend the frontiers, the Ambassador class was also equipped with upgraded weapons systems to relieve the outmatched Excelsior class in battle situations. History records that an Ambassador Class Starship, the Enterprise-C, finally cemented relations between the Klingon Empire and the Federation while defending a Klingon outpost against a Romulan attack, at the cost of the destruction of the Enterprise-C. Today the Ambassador class is limited to service in Starfleet’s military wing surpassed by more advance classes

History: USS Enterprise-C commissioned in the first half of the 24th century at Earth Station McKinley
2344 - USS Enterprise-C was lost defending a Klingon outpost from a Romulan attack. The loss of the Enterprise eventually lead to a lasting peace between the Klingons and the Federation
2366 - USS Enterprise-C appeared 22 years in the future after travelling through a time anomaly, creating an alternative time line where the Federation is at war with the Klingons
Early 2370's - The Ambassador class phased out of commission although some ships still remain in service.
NX-10521        USS Ambassador
NCC-26849     USS Adelphi
NCC-1701-C   USS Enterprise 
NCC-26517     USS Excalibur
NCC-26531     USS Exeter
NCC-26632     USS Gandhi
NCC-10532     USS Horatio 
NCC-26198     USS Valdemar
NCC-26510     USS Yamaguchibr
NCC-26136     USS Zhukov
 
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