Search
Mobile Site Shops eMail Author Caption Comp Monthly Poll Sudden Death Colour Key Statistics Cookie Usage
Ships Fleets Weaponry Species People Timelines Calculators Photo Galleries
Stations Design Lineage Size Charts Battles Science / Tech Temporal Styling Maps / Politics
Articles Reviews Lists Recreation Search Site Guide What's New Forum
PreviousNext

Timeline - 2265

Prime Timeline

Year Event
2265
1Tim Pennington, a reporter for the Federation News Service, begins an affair with Oriana D'Amato, helm officer of the USS Bombay and wife of USS Enterprise geologist Lieutenant Robert D'Amato. They will continue seeing one another for the next several months, until Oriana D'Amato is killed in the loss of the USS Bombay.2
Scotty is appointed as Chief Engineer of the original constitution class USS Enterprise.3
 
  People :  Montgomery Scott
Picture from 2265
4Elizabeth Dehner, a psychiatrist studying crew reactions, joins the USS Enterprise.4
 
  People :  Doctor Elizabeth Dehner
5 Starbase 47 (Vanguard) experiences a series of technical problems during final completion. The USS Lovell visits in order to assist with the issues. It is discovered that the problems are being caused by a mysterious subspace carrier wave being broadcast from a location within the Taurus Reach. 6
 
  People :  Commodore Diego Reyes
6Lieutenant Isaiah Farber transfers from the USS Lovell to Starbase 47 (Vanguard).6
 
  People :  Lieutenant Isaiah Farber
7A bottle of Dom Perignon champagne from this year will be used to launch the Enterprise-B in 2293.7
4The USS Enterprise penetrates the barrier at the edge of the galaxy. Two of the crew develop powerful psychic abilities as a result, and are killed to protect the ship.4
 
  People :  James T. Kirk, Doctor Elizabeth Dehner, Gary Mitchell
8Returning from Delta Vega, the USS Enterprise stops at Starbase 47 for repairs. Located within the Taurus Reach, the base was recently completed some two years and two months ahead of the normal building schedule for a Watchtower class station.2
 
  People :  Commodore Diego Reyes, Lieutenant Commander T'Prynn
2The Starfleet JAG office adjudicates that an attempt by Commodore Reyes take over a Dilithium mine on Kessik IV via eminent domain was improperly made, and is declined.2
 
  People :  Commodore Diego Reyes
2The USS Bombay, a Miranda class Starship, is destroyed in a battle with six Tholian battlecruisers in orbit of Ravanar IV. The Tholian ships launch an unprovoked attack, destroying both the Starship and the research outpost investigating the planet.2

In the aftermath of the attack, the USS Enterprise investigates the site of the battle and recovers conclusive evidence of Tholian involvement. This information is revealed by Federation News Service reporter Timothy Pennington. However, Pennington's evidence proves to be fabricated, manufactured by Starfleet Intelligence as part of a disinformation campaign intended to discredit Tholian involvement and so avoid a war.2
 
  People :  Commodore Diego Reyes, Lieutenant Commander T'Prynn
2During the investigation Scotty is able to determine that the alien device being investigated on Ravanar IV was a long range communications array. With this information the Starship Endeavour is able to investigate the planet Erilon on the Klingon border and discover another, larger array and further examples of the Taurus Reach "meta Gene".2
 
  People :  Commodore Diego Reyes, Lieutenant Commander T'Prynn
9The civilisation on Ingraham B is destroyed by a wave of mass insanity. Although not known at the time, the insanity was the result of an invasion of the planet by Denevian neural parasites.10
11The Tholian battle cruiser Aen’q Tholis is destroyed by the Romulan vessel Bloodied Talon. The Bloodied Talon has spent the last several months making its way to the Taurus Reach on an intelligence gathering mission.11
 
  People :  Commander Sarith, Commander Hirskene, Subcommander Ineti, Centurion Darjil
11The research team on Erilon activate the alien artifact discovered there, releasing an aggressive alien life form. Several members of the team are killed, along with Captain Zhao of the Starship USS Endeavour and members of his crew. The Starship itself is also badly damaged when defence systems protecting the artefact become active.11
 
  People :  Captain Zhao Sheng
11An assassination attempt is made on the Klingon Governor of the planet Palgrenax, Morqla. The attempt fails.11
11The Daedalus class USS Lovell is assigned to Starbase 47 (Vanguard).11
11The natives of the planet Palgrenax stage a major uprising against the Klingon occupation forces. During the battle a half dozen hostile life forms emerge from the ancient alien device being investigated by the Klingons on the planet. The aliens kill a number of Klingon soldiers before apparently being destroyed by heavy disruptor weapons.11
11The Romulan warship Bloodied Talon, crippled in the explosion of Plagrenax, is forced to engage a Klingon battlecruiser. The Romulan ship is destroyed, either in battle or destroyed by her Captain.11
 
  People :  Commander Sarith, Subcommander Ineti, Centurion Darjil
11Ambassador Jetanien arranges a summit conference with the Klingon and Tholian Ambassadors on Starbase 47 (Vanguard). DIsmissing the junior delegates from the room, he locks the three Ambassadors in, insisting that they will not be released until an agreement can be reached to avert further hostilities in the Taurus Reach. The attempt ultimately fails when news arrives of hostilities breaking out between Klingon and Tholian forces, though the Klingon Ambassador, Lugok, does reach out to Jetanien afterwards..11
 
  People :  Ambassador Jetanien, Ambassador Lugok, Ambassador Sesrene
Picture from 2265
12The Borg destroy Guinan's home planet, scattering the few surviving El-Aurian people.12
 
  People :  Guinan, Doctor Tolian Soran
  Species :  Borg, El-Aurians
13The Neyel launch a campaign of conquest, with the planet Lirillia as their first target.13
 
  Species :  Humans, Neyel
14Kail Tescar graduates from Starfleet academy.15
 
  People :  Ensign Kail Tescar

● - Shows the canon status of the year for this event
Yellow text = Canon source Green text = Backstage source Cyan text = Novel White text = DITL speculation

References

# Series Season Source Comment
1 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger The book states that the affair had been going on for three months
2 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
3 Various Original Series episodes
4 TOS 1 Where No Man Has Gone Before
5 Star Trek : SCE 64 - Distant Early Warning Year stated at the start of the book - a few months before the station's completion
6 Star Trek : SCE 64 - Distant Early Warning
7 Star Trek : Generations
8 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger Stated to take place shortly after 'Where No Man Has Gone Before'
9 TOS 1 Operation: Annihilate! Said to have happened two years ago
10 TOS 1 Operation: Annihilate!
11 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 2 - Summon the Thunder
12 TNG 2 Q Who Guinan said this happened a century ago
13 The Sundered
14 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 4 - Open Secrets Less than a year before the events of the book
15 Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 4 - Open Secrets
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
Comment : The book states that the affair had been going on for three months
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
Series : TOS Season (Disc )
Episode : Various Original Series episodes
Series : TOS Season 1 (Disc 1)
Episode : Where No Man Has Gone Before
Novel : Star Trek : SCE 64 - Distant Early Warning
Comment : Year stated at the start of the book - a few months before the station's completion
Novel : Star Trek : SCE 64 - Distant Early Warning
Film: Star Trek : Generations
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 1 - Harbinger
Comment : Stated to take place shortly after 'Where No Man Has Gone Before'
Series : TOS Season 1 (Disc 7)
Episode : Operation: Annihilate!
Comment : Said to have happened two years ago
Series : TOS Season 1 (Disc 7)
Episode : Operation: Annihilate!
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 2 - Summon the Thunder
Series : TNG Season 2 (Disc 4)
Episode : Q Who
Comment : Guinan said this happened a century ago
Novel : The Sundered
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 4 - Open Secrets
Comment : Less than a year before the events of the book
Novel : Star Trek : Vanguard, Book 4 - Open Secrets


Copyright Graham Kennedy Page views : 9,510 Last updated : 29 Oct 2017