The Federation Merchant Service, also known as the Merchant Marine, was a civilian organization. The Merchant Service served in a supplementary role to Starfleet, conducting trade and transport operations, colonial support, customs duties, and planetary surveys. (Star Trek: Intrepid: "Heavy Lies the Crown"; LUG RPG, Star Trek: Remington)
Merchant Service ships and equipment were generally Starfleet surplus.
Notable personnel[edit | edit source]
- Richard Garren, PhD
- Captain Jago Merik
- Gita Nagaraj
- Captain Nancy Donahugh
- Lieutenant Commander Calvin Donahugh