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Old June 21 2009, 06:11 PM   #1
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Civilian ships in Trek?

Does anny humans under Federation rule have personal ships in Star-trek? Like tourists or non-starfleet adventurers that have built their own ships? And what of the other species?

There seems to be very little civilian activites in Startrek space.
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Old June 21 2009, 06:18 PM   #2
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Re: Civilian ships in Trek?

Off the top of my head I can think of the S.S. Raven – the ship of Annika Hansen's parents – and Harry Mudd's ship from Mudd's Women. The Aurora from The Way to Eden was a civilian vessel, too.
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Old June 21 2009, 07:43 PM   #3
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Re: Civilian ships in Trek?

Kasidy Yates also owned her own ship, a cargo freighter.
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Old June 21 2009, 07:47 PM   #4
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Re: Civilian ships in Trek?

Since Starfleet acts as the military for the Federation they don't really seem to deal with civilian ships that much. I would imagine most planets have their own police forces and small fleets that deal with civilian ships, or perhaps Starfleet has a dedicated branch that deals with civilian ships like the coast guard.
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Old June 21 2009, 07:56 PM   #5
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Re: Civilian ships in Trek?

There was also the two smugglers (I guess) on the Merchantman in ST3. McCoy was also trying to charter a ship from Mr. Big Ears in that film. In TNG:Birthright, Worf apparently made his way to that planet on his own, which means he coerced a ride out of someone. Then there's Kivas Fajo, the 24th century equivalent of today's OCD toy collectors who think that everything they own will be worth millions someday.
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