Chief Tactical Officer’s Log

Recovery of USS Shenzhou NCC-1227

USS Shenzhou was abandoned on stardate 1207.3 after being disabled in an engagement with a Klingon Sarcophagus-type vessel acting as the flagship of a larger Klingon fleet engaging Starfleet forces in what will eventually be called the Battle of the Binary Stars.

ADM Janeway ordered an archeological survey and recovery of the Shenzhou. Narragansett transited Romulan Star Empire space and rendezvoused with USS Enterprise NCC-1701-E and USS Voyager NCC-74656 at Gamma Hydrae to form Archeology Fleet One (hereafter referred to as AF1). FCAPT Knotts transferred his flag to Enterprise along with CAPT Anzaldi to act as Chief of Astrometrics and Archeology. LCDR Brunelle was transferred to Voyager and appointed executive officer under CAPT Tuvok as an acting commander. CMDR Taylor was made commanding officer of Narragansett as acting captain, with me being made executive officer as acting commander. Various additional crew transfers were made to accommodate each ship’s mission role.

AF1 proceeded to the Shenzhou’s last known location, where an intact and seemingly operational ship was found. Initial attempts to access Shenzhou resulted in a rapid deterioration of the situation, including FCAPT Knotts being kidnapped by USS Discovery NCC-1031 and various ill-advised (and possibly illegal) attempts to subdue our Klingon passengers. At this time, it was revealed to us that we were in a simulation, and that the real mission would be less forgiving.

It was at this time that ADM Janeway briefed us on the true nature of Shenzhou as an intelligence gathering platform, and that it needed to be recovered. AF1 also underwent weapons refit before we once again were underway.

Upon contacting Shenzhou this time, FCAPT Knotts was again taken by Discovery, however Enterprise laid-in pursuit. Both ships eventually returned having been assimilated by the Borg. Though we had all been seemingly assimilated, timely intervention by Q negated that outcome.

Q explained that the Borg being connected to the spore drive was causing space-time to unravel. AF1 had been continuously trying (and failing) to stop this, and the continued intervention of Q had allowed us to try (unknowingly) again and again. However, the damage to space-time was having deleterious effects on the powers Q Continuum, and that this would be our last attempt. Q sent us back with our memories intact and was rendered human.

Having had time reset this last time, we endeavored again to correct the issue.

AF1 was able to trigger the encounter with Discovery, and FCAPT Knotts went with her again (with Enterprise following again). We were able to board Shenzhou and I was able to activate her automated systems with ADM Janeway’s access codes. It was at this time that CAPT Saru was displaced in time and appeared on the Shenzhou’s bridge. The breakdown in space-time was accelerating, and his time was experiencing the effects as well. He remained onboard to act as my XO.

AF1 was able to rendezvous with Discovery and Enterprise for a final assault on the Borg. With the help of Shenzhou’s vastly superior weapons, AF1 was able to destroy the Borg Command Ship and correct the damage to the space-time continuum.

I would like to put forth TJ Feldman, James Clauson, & Richard Bump for commendations based on their exemplary performance during this mission. As well, I would like it entered in to the record that CMDR Taylor was an excellent CO, and it was an honor to serve under him. I hope I am given that opportunity again.

Respectfully Submitted,
LT Jay Griffin
Chief Tactical Officer

Chief Security Officer’s Log

Because I was away for most of the simulation and the mission I was able to observe from a far. From my observations the first simulation did not go as planned. Although I had security detail on the ship they were unable to fully protect our fleet captain and somehow Fleet Captain Knotts was taken from his ship and the mission was a failure.

However, during the actual mission, I upped our security detail on the ship as well as around Fleet Captain Knotts and Captain Anzaldi. After partnering with other Starfleet members and ships we were able put our heads together and combine our resources resulting in a successful mission.

Proudly in Service,
LTJG M. Anzaldi
Chief Security Officer

Second Officer’s Log

Participation in the Shenzhou mission far exceeded my expectations. Even the crew members who did not participate and were following along enjoyed it. I do wish that the platform we used allowed more people to be included in Command chatrooms without the ability to talk, just so they could follow along. Many of the conversations we had would have been made from the bridge of the ship and the crew would have been kept in the loop without the plethora of screenshots.

I was surprised at how much I enjoyed being in the center seat of the Narragansett. I did not think that the command branch was for me, but perhaps someday I will consider changing branches from Services. In the meantime, I will do my best to serve the ship from the Operations seat. I am very proud of the crew members who served with me on the Narragansett, and of my Commanding Officers’ performance during the mission, as evidenced by my long list of recommendations for commendations.

I am very happy with LTJG Bender’s transition to the position of Chief Engineer. She has proven to be quite adept at the Engineering coursework at SFA and I expect her to have her BOCP certificate very shortly. She is also well on her way to recognition by the academy for outstanding coursework.

CMN Feldman has made good progress on the Narragansett newsletter. She provided me with a mock-up of the design (attached) and I am happy with the layout. She has requested a piece from FCPT Knotts for the first edition’s Captain’s Corner, in which she would like him to speak to our mission and his vision for the future of the Narragansett and the Fleet. With her level commitment to the ship, she will be a rising star on the Narragansett. Should this newsletter be successful, a Fleet newsletter may be in order also, perhaps published twice a year.

LTJG Anzaldi has made improvements in her communication. She has already reached out to me about her report and I expect it soon. This bodes well for the future.

I have designed a flyer (attached). I would like approval to post it in the EWG Library and other locations as applicable, or alternatively, I would like someone to design one for this purpose.

Proudly in Service,
CMDR J. Taylor
Second Officer
Senior Services Division Chief
Chief Operations Officer

Engineering Status Report

Commander Taylor has brought me up to speed on the current goings on in Engineering.

  • Alpha/Beta/Gamma Primary has been working non-stop to repair the damage that we sustained during the last mission. I am very proud to say they performed admirably, and the repairs are finished.
  • Alpha/Beta/Gamma team A has been working on the warp core itself, re-tuning it and making sure it’s in an optimal state.
  • Alpha/Beta/Gamma team B has been continuing their work on Main Engineering, engine efficiency is at 98%.
  • There was a slight delay in finishing up the upgrades to the crew quarters, Gamma Team C is finishing up on those. They should be done by the end of the week.
  • Because of the delay, the upgrades to the holodecks were also pushed back. Beta Team C will be finishing those up. They should also be done by the end of the week.
  • During the last mission, one of our warp nacelles was also damaged, while Alpha/Beta/Gamma Primary worked on repairs for the rest of the ship, Alpha/Beta/Gamma Team A did repairs on it. Also completed successfully.
  • Alpha Team C are doing some minor repairs to the deuterium injectors, which should be finished this week.

Respectfully submitted,
LTJG J. Bender
Chief Engineer

Treaty Violations

This report represents a preliminary view of treaties violated as I still have further research to do but may finish conducting before the present mission resumes. The violation that a number of us should be held to account for is the
Treaty of Alliance. The violation as a result of gassing/intoxicating the  Klingons was in many ways no different then what the Dominion did in 2372.

The Dominion manipulated the Klingons into invading the Cardassian Union. We used substances to manipulate the Klingons into unconsciousness so that they would be unaware of our mission. The Romulans were condemned by the Federation and we deserve no less. If nothing else it was a violation in spirit as it is morally wrong to deceive an ally. While I am certain that other treaties and protocols broken I started with this one since we currently have Klingons as guests on our ships and should seek to work with them where possible.

In Service
Acting Ensign Feldman

Chief Security Officer’s Log

During the past few weeks my team and I have run through the Security Procedures for Hostile Territories scenarios in the holo deck and we have only had one casualty. The rest of my team was able to appropriately identify the situation at hand and make the proper calls to protect the ship and it’s Captain.

Security Training for the Month of January
Weekly simulations for security protocols in hostile space.
Week 1: Holodeck, General Quarters One and Two
General One took 3 of the 5 days to complete
General 2 only took 2 of the 5 days to complete
Week 2: Holodeck, General Quarters Three and Four
General 3 took 2 of five days to complete
General 4 took 3 of 5 days to complete
Week 3: Holodeck, General Quarters Five and Six
General 5 took 2 1/2 days to complete
General 6 also took 2 1/2 days to complete
Week 4: Holodeck, General Quarters Seven
General 7 took all 5 days complete.

LTJG M. Anzaldi

Chief Tactical Officer’s Log

As we prepare for our arrival at Khitomer, a full re-calibration of the phaser targeting subsystems is underway. Hopefully, there won’t be a need for the phasers while we are in Klingon space, but one can never be too careful.

Tactical drills are to be scheduled twice daily, with additional drills at random intervals.

LT Jay Griffin
Chief Tactical Officer

Chief Engineer’s Log

I have updated the computer core to support departments and duty logs. Appropriate pages and categories have been added to the page, post and menu structure.

Operations reported that low temperatures are causing stress fractures at the base of the warp nacelle pylons; structural integrity fields are at 86%. Additionally, environmental controls are experiencing difficulty maintaining comfortable temperatures.

I have repair crews working on the environmental controls. The stress fractures have been repaired and the SIF is back at 100%.