Danube (Mk. I)
Yellowstone (Mk. II)

Colorado (Mk. III)

Classification: Runabout
Role(s): Courier, Evacuation, Transport, Light Scout, Light Science
Shipyard(s): Authorized for all
Production Stardate(s): -Standard: 2375-2384
-Yellowstone: 2377-Present
-Colorado: 2384-Present
Standard Mission: 1 Week
Recommended Overhaul: 1 Year
Defensive Rating: 4.62
Offensive Rating: -Standard: 4.66
Total Rating:
-Standard: 9.28

Section I: Dimensions

Hull: Duranium-Tritanium Single Hull
Armor: None
Length: 22.36 meters
Beam (width): 14 meters
Draft (height): 5.02 meters
Displacement: 157.8 Metric Tons
Decks: 1 (+ storage crawlspace)
Structural Integrity Field: Standard: Class 2 (20 Kg/Cm Hull Stress Rating)
Yellowstone: Class 3 (30 Kg/Cm Hull Stress Rating)
Points Available: Standard: pending
Yellowstone: pending
Points Used: varies:
Standard: pending
-Civilian Transport: pending
-Medical: pending
-Cargo: pending
-Science: pending
-Marine: pending
Yellowstone: pending

Section II: Personnel System

Crew Compliment: 1-4 (mission dependant)
Officers: varies
Enlisted: varies
Civilian: varies
Evacuation Limit: varies:
Standard/Yellowstone: 30
-Civilian Transport: 42
-Medical: 30
-Cargo: 50
-Science: 30
-Marine: 42
Quarters: varies:
Standard/Yellowstone: (1-4) 2 person
-Civilian Transport: none
-Medical: (1) bed ICU ward, (11) bed Medical ward
-Cargo: (1) 2 person
-Science: (1) 2 person
-Marine: (4) bed Medical ward
Medical Facilities: varies:
Standard, Transport, Cargo, Science/Yellowstone: Type 1 (No EMH)
-Marine: Type 2 (No EMH)
-Medical: Type 3 (No EMH)
Environmental: Basic Life Support System,
Reserve Life Support System
Emergency Life Support System
Artificial Gravity Generators
Fire Suppression System
1 week replicator stock
1 week fuel (Deuterium/Antimatter)
Diplomatic Facilities: None
Type 1 Anti-Intruder System
(0) Brig Cells, Internal Sensors
Replicators: -Personal: (2) crew lounge, cockpit
-Industrial: None
Entertainment: (1) small lounge
Holodecks/suites: None
Personal Transporters: (1) Type 6/H - standard 2-pad
Range 35,000 KM
Emergency  Transporters
(Send Only):
Cargo Transporter: None
Cargo Hold(s): varies:
-All: (1) 140 Cubic Meter bay (crawlspace), (2) 30 Cubic Meter (aft compartment)
-Cargo: (1) 500-1000 Cubic Meter Bay (aft compartment)
Total Cargo Capacity: varies

Section III: Propulsion & Power System

Warp (MARA) Engine: Standard: (1) Micro TPG Class 7/L (85 TJ / Second) *Horizontal dorsal mount
Yellowstone: (1) Micro TPG Class 8/L (97.5 TJ / Second) *Horizontal dorsal mount
Warp Nacelles: Standard: (2) Cochrane Type 4H1
Yellowstone: Type 4L
Warp Ratings: Standard: Cruise: Warp 4 - Max Cruise: Warp 6 - Emergency: Warp 8 (6 hrs)
Yellowstone: Cruise: Warp 4 - Max Cruise: Warp 7 - Emergency: Warp 8 (6 hrs)
Impulse Engines: Standard: (2) Scott Class 4/E (190 GJ / Second)
Yellowstone: (2) Scott Class 4/E (190 GJ / Second)
Thrusters: Standard: Trentis Mk. IV pulsed Reaction Control System
Yellowstone: Trentis Mk. IV pulsed Reaction Control System
Auxilliary Power: Standard: (2) Scott Class 1/E Fusion Generators (40 GJ / Second each)
Yellowstone: (2) Scott Class 1/E Fusion Generators (40 GJ / Second each)
Emergency Power: Standard: Class B (30 MJ / Second) *not included in total output!
Yellowstone: Class B (30 MJ / Second) *not included in total output!
EPS System: Standard, minimum 95% Base Efficiency
Total Power Output: Standard: 81.19 TeraJoules / Second
Yellowstone: pending

Section IV: Operations System

Bridge Module: Danube Module
Seperation System: Cockpit lifepod (Emergency only)
Flight Control: Grade 3 Autopilot
-Atmospheric Capable, Planetfall Capable, Landing Pads
Navagation Computer: Standard: Class 3/Alpha
Yellowstone: Class 3/Beta
Navagation Deflector: Class 1 - Ranges: Main .25 LY / Aux .12 LY
Internal Damping Field: Primary: (3) Type 8
Backup:   (6) Type 4
Communications: Class 5/Alpha
Science: Varies:
-All (except for Medical & Science): None
-Medical: (1) Multi-purpose lab
-Science: (1-4) Multi-purpose or Specialized labs
Computer(s): Standard: Primary:  Isolinear (Crawlspace Forward) - 25 Modules, 110,080 Kq
Secondary: None
Tertiary:  None
Total Capacity: 110,080 Kiloquads
Yellowstone: Bio-Neural (Crawlspace Forward) - 25 Modules, 110,080 Kq
Secondary: None
Tertiary:  None
Total Capacity: 110,080 Kiloquads
Long Range Sensors: Class 2/Alpha Omni-directional
Range: 2.1 LY High Resolution, 12.6 LY Low Resolution
Lateral Sensors: Class 4/Alpha - Range: 0.42 LY High Resolution
Navagational Sensors: Type 3/Alpha - Range: 1.58 LY - Focus: 10 degree arc
Probes: 0-6 (class 1-4)
Tractor Beams: (2) Beta Class (Aft, Forward Ventral)
Stealth Technology:
Standard: None
Yellowstone: Sensor Reflective Hull, Hull Holoemitter (optional - depending on mission)

Section V: Tactical System

Phasers: Standard: (6) Type VI Arrays
-(Forward / Aft Port, Forward / Aft Starboard, Forward / Aft Nacelle Pylons)
Yellowstone: (6) Type VI Arrays
-(Forward / Aft Port, Forward / Aft Starboard, Forward / Aft Nacelle Pylons)
Phaser Output: Standard: 12,000 GigaJoules
Yellowstone: 12,000 GigaJoules
Torpedo Launchers: Standard: (1) Type II Micro-Torpedo Launcher
Yellowstone: (1) Type II Micro-Torpedo Launcher
*Optional Torpedo Module & 'Rollbar' listed in the 'upgrade' menu below
Torpedo type / Amount: Standard: (24) Mk. III Micro-Photon
Yellowstone: (24) Mk. III Micro-Photon
Shields: Standard: Beta 2/C Class
Yellowstone: Gamma 3/D Class
Shield Grids: (12) - overlapping coverage
Shield Recharge Rate: Standard: Type 2 (2 TJ / Second)
Yellowstone: Type 2 (2 TJ / Second)
Shield Rating: Standard: 18.50 TeraJoules
Yellowstone: 39.9 TeraJoules

Section VI: Other (Auxiliary Craft, Modules)

Escape Pods: 1 (4-8 person cockpit pod)
Docking Ports / Airlocks: -Standard, Transport, Medical, Science: 1 (side hatch)
-Cargo, Marine: 2 (side, aft hatch)

Aft Torpedo Module:
Aft Torpedo Modules are NOT launchers, they are essentially 'chutes' similar to minelayers that drop full-size Photon Torpedoes which track the marked target.  Modules mount in Aft crawlspace.  Reduces cargo space by 2 Cubic Meters each (including torpedoes).  Rear drop only!
(1-4) 'chutes' with (1-4) Photon Torpedoes (1 in each module)

Rollbar: Modular with 4 versions.  Increase vessel draft (height) by 3 meters
-Torpedo Pod (Photon Launcher with 3 torpedoes)
-Micro Torpedo Pod (Micro Torpedo Launcher with 40 torpedoes)
-Phaser Pod (1 Forward Type VI Pulse)
-Sensor Pod (Class 4/Beta, 5 / 13 LY range)
-Cargo Pod (100 Cubic Meters storage)

Section VII: Editors Notes

The dimensions of 22.36 x 14 x 5.02 meters are calculated from various schematic and perspective drawings.  The width of 14 meters was used as the base for all since it is the only canon source (stated by Dax in DS9: "Playing God").

Known Ships in this Class:

Ship Name Registration Status
USS Danube
Active (Presumed)
USS Mekong
NCC-72617 Destroyed (2371)
USS Orinoco
NCC-72905 Destroyed (2372)
USS Rio Grande
NCC-72452 Active (Presumed)
USS Rubicon
NCC-72936 Active (Presumed)
USS Yangtzee Kiang
NCC-72453 Destroyed (2369)
USS Ganges
NCC-72454 Destroyed (2370)
USS Shenandoah
NCC-73024 Active (Presumed)
USS Volga
NCC-73196 Active (Presumed)
USS Yukon
NCC-74602 Active (Presumed)