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Federation Plaques

The plaque of the original Enterprise. Starfleet  tended towards more simple designs in the 2260s.
The plaque of the original Enterprise. Starfleet
tended towards more simple designs in the 2260s.

The Enterprise-A plaque, showing basic  information about the vessel's construction.
The Enterprise-A plaque, showing basic
information about the vessel's construction.

The Enterprise-B plaque included names of many  of the Starfleet personnel who built the ship.
The Enterprise-B plaque included names of many
of the Starfleet personnel who built the ship.

The Enterprise-D plaque remained essentially  identical to that of the Enterprise-B.
The Enterprise-D plaque remained essentially
identical to that of the Enterprise-B.

The Enterprise-E plaque.
The Enterprise-E plaque.

The Excelsior plaque shows the ship's motto,  "No matter where you go, there you are..."
The Excelsior plaque shows the ship's motto,
"No matter where you go, there you are..."

The Nebula class USS Sutherland's plaque bears the  motto "There will be an answer, let it be..."
The Nebula class USS Sutherland's plaque bears the
motto "There will be an answer, let it be..."

The Intrepid class Voyager's plaque bears the motto  "For I dipt into the future, far as Human eye could see,  saw the Vision of the World, and all the wonder that  could be..." a quote by Alfred Tennyson.
The Intrepid class Voyager's plaque bears the motto
"For I dipt into the future, far as Human eye could see,
saw the Vision of the World, and all the wonder that
could be..." a quote by Alfred Tennyson.

The Defiant plaque. The first of her class, the Defiant bears  the motto "All I ask is a tall ship, and a star to steer her by..."  from John Masefield's 'Sea Fever'.
The Defiant plaque. The first of her class, the Defiant bears
the motto "All I ask is a tall ship, and a star to steer her by..."
from John Masefield's 'Sea Fever'.

The Prometheus plaque. Another class ship, her motto is  "All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely  players, they have their exits and their entrances and one  man in his life lays many parts; his act being seven stages.".
The Prometheus plaque. Another class ship, her motto is
"All the world's a stage and all the men and women merely
players, they have their exits and their entrances and one
man in his life lays many parts; his act being seven stages.".

Another Defiant class ship, the USS Valiant.  The motto is "We set sail on this new sea because  there is new knowledge to be gained and new  rights to be won." by John F. Kennedy.
Another Defiant class ship, the USS Valiant.
The motto is "We set sail on this new sea because
there is new knowledge to be gained and new
rights to be won." by John F. Kennedy.

Even smaller ships can have a plaque. This is from  the Cousteau, the Captain's yacht of the Enterprise-E.  The motto reads "The future is in the hands of those who  explore - and fromall the beauty they discover while  crossing perpetually receding frontiers, they develop  for nature and for Humankind an infinite force."
Even smaller ships can have a plaque. This is from
the Cousteau, the Captain's yacht of the Enterprise-E.
The motto reads "The future is in the hands of those who
explore - and fromall the beauty they discover while
crossing perpetually receding frontiers, they develop
for nature and for Humankind an infinite force."


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