Specifications - Ambassador-class


The Ambassador Class was developed during the 2320's as a replacement for the aging Excelsior Class as Starfleet's front-line explorer type vessel. Several innovative features were included in the design, most notably for diplomatic and scientific missions.


Class Ambassador
Role Heavy Cruiser
Duration 75 years
Time Between Refits 8 years
Time Between Resupply 4 years


Length 514 meters
Width 322 meters
Height 128 meters
Decks 31


Officers 125
Enlisted Crew 500
Civilians 20
Emergency Capacity 15,000


Cruise Speed Warp 6
Maximum Speed Warp 8.6
Emergency Speed Warp 9.3 for 8 hours

Weapons & Defensive Systems

Shields Regenerative Shielding System
Weapon Systems 10 Type-IX phaser arrays
1 Forward Torpedo Launcher
1 Aft Torpedo Launcher
Armament 100 Photon Torpedoes
40 Quantum Torpedoes
4 Tri Cobalt Torpedoes

Auxiliary Craft

Shuttlebays 2
Shuttles 4 Type 8 Shuttlecrafts (Boscovich, Halley-I [destroyed], Halley-II, Laplace, Van Allen)
4 Type 9 Shuttlecrafts (Faraday, Gibbons, Millikan, Ponticus)
1 Type 11 Shuttlecraft (Rutherford)
1 Argo Shuttlecraft (Baumgartner)
Runabouts USS Vasco de Gama
USS Joliet
USS Pizarro
USS Shackleton