- Japanese aircraft carrier from the Second World War.
USS Challenger -
Named for the famous sea-going ship, as well as the space shuttle orbiter.
USS Neil DeGrasse Tyson -
Named for the astrophysicist/science communicator/humanist.
USS Kumari -
Named for the historical line of Andorian ships to carry the name. Not original, I know, but I wanted to get some non-Earthican stuff in there.
USS Emory Erickson -
The inventor of the transporter! Got some good Trek lore in there.
- The moon of Uranus, also a character from The Tempest
- A city in China.