USS Wessex - The Specs


USS Wessex NCC 74207 was launched on 28 March 2009. The following

nine months saw work on a website, a newsletter, by-laws, setting up a

mailing list, and creating our logo.  The ship was commissioned on

29 December 2009, thus becoming a fully-fledged and independent

chapter of Region 4, Starfleet: The International Fan Association, Inc -

the oldest continuously operating Star Trek Fan Organization in the world.


USS Wessex NCC-74207: a Defiant-class starship with numerous add-ons

and upgrades, allowing it to easily destroy the most sophisticated of

Borg ships, has the following specifications:



Officers and Crew: 40 Evacuation Limit: 150


Overall Length: 119.5 metres Overall Draft: 90.3 metres Overall Beam: 25.5 metres


355,000 metric tons


Warp: (2) LF-35 Advanced Linear Warp Drive Units Impulse: (2) FIG-2 Subatomic Unified Energy Impulse Units


Cruising Warp Factor: 6 Maximum Velocity Warp Factor: 9.982 (12 hours maximum)


FWQ Primary Force Field and Deflector Control Systems


Standard: 4 Type XII Pulse Phaser Cannons, 2 forward Mk 75 Direct Fire Photon/Quantum torpedo launchers Upgraded: 4 Type XII Pulse Phaser Cannons, 1 forward and 2 aft Mk 75 Direct Fire Photon/Quantum torpedo launchers


M-15 Isolinear III Processor


Standard Mission: 2 years Recommended Yard Overhaul: 12 years


Shuttlecraft (Standard): • 4 Type-18 Shuttlepods • 1 Type-10 Shuttlecraft Shuttlecraft (upgraded): • 4 Type-18 Shuttlepods • 2 Work Bees • 1 Type-10 Shuttlecraft Transporters: • Two personnel • One cargo


Deck Layout for Upgraded Variant:

Deck 1: Main Bridge, Captain’s Ready Room, Transporter Room 1, Pulse Phaser Cannons (2), Upper Main Engineering, Plasma Exhaust Vents, Upper Sensor Array, Officer and Crew Quarters, Deuterium Storage

Deck 2: Lower Main Engineering, Main Impulse Engines, Computer Core, Targeting Sensors, Mess Hall, Warp Coils, Med/Science Lab, Sickbay, Transporter Room 2, Officer and Crew Quarters, Warhead Control Room

Deck 3: Main Impulse Engines, Warhead Impulse Engines, Shuttle Bay 1-2, Shuttle Bay 3, Antimatter Storage, Cargo Bay 1-4, Airlocks (2), Aft Torpedo Magazine, Warp Coils, Shuttle and Work Bee Maintenance

Deck 4: Landing Struts, Navigational Deflector, Pulse Phaser Cannons (2), Forward and Aft Torpedo Magazines, Aft Torpedo Launchers (2), Forward Torpedo Launcher (1), Lower Sensor Array, Shuttle Bay 1-2 Exterior Doors and Elevator System, Main Tractor Emitter





Defiant vessel specifications from Star Trek: Starship Spotter by Adam “Mojo” Lebowitz and Robert Bonchune, Pocket Books, 2001


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