Out this month, the first of a new series of deluxe hardback books from the Star Trek: The Official Starships Collection team. For the first time ever these titles provide a chronological history of the Starfleet starships from Star Trek TV shows and movies.
Star Trek Shipyards Volume 1 features Starfleet Ships from 2151 to 2293.
This in-depth reference book, written by Ben Robinson, Marcus Riley and Matt McAllister profile Starfleet ships from the birth of the Federation to the launch of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701-B and the presumed death of Captain Kirk.
It also includes a chapter on Earth’s pre-Federation vessels, including Zefram Cochrane’s ship the Phoenix, which made mankind’s first faster-than-light journey. Plus all of the Starfleet ships from the first season of Star Trek: Discovery and The Original Series. The book is richly illustrated with CG artwork using the original VFX models created for the Star Trek TV shows and movies.
Scroll down for some sample spreads, including bonus material not included in the Official Collection magazines and ships yet to be featured.
Look out for this special gift box set including the hardback book and a diecast model of the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC-1701.
Volume 2: Starfleet Ships 2294 -The Future features a chronological history of the Starfleet starships in Star Trek TV and movies, from the 24th century to the far future!
This in-depth reference book covers Starfleet vessels including the U.S.S. Enterprise NCC- 1701-D, U.S.S. Voyager and Starfleet’s first true warship – the U.S.S. Defiant. The final chapter features time-traveling ships from the distant future.
Each ship is illustrated with CG artwork, including original VFX models made for the TV show, alongside a technical overview and operational history. Chapters include size charts, showing the ships to scale. An appendix of class listings is featured at the back of the book.
This volume presents the technical information, service history, and artwork of the iconic ships featured in Star Trek: The Next Generation, Star Trek: Voyager, Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, Star Trek: First Contact and Star Trek: Nemesis.
The third volume will feature The Klingon Fleet from their first appearances in the original Star Trek television series through their most recent appearances in the hit new series Star Trek: Discovery.
Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships from 2151 to 2293 is out September 25 via all good book retailers.
Star Trek Shipyards: Starfleet Ships 2294 – The Future is out November 13 with The Klingon Fleet out May 14, 2019.