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'''John Russell''' was the [[commanding officer]] of the {{uss|Saladin|NCC-0500}} and USS ''Hood''.
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'''John Russell''' served under Captain {{ma|Richard Robau}} on the {{uss|Kelvin|NCC-0514}} as a Starfleet Cadet in the earliest days of his career. He served aboard Kelvin for 3 years before a tour of duty onboard the brand new {{uss|Constitution|NCC-1700}}, first of the {{class|Constitution}} vessels commissioned. The older ''Constellation'' NX-1017 Class ships were soon uprated to ''Constitution'' Class, and the ''Constellation'' NX-1017 Class designation was retired. Still, the ship design was known to the [[Klingon]]s and for many years, {{class|Constellation}} and ''Constitution'' Class were synonymous to them. Russell was later promoted to Commander, and given Command of the USS ''Saladin'', NCC-0500, prior to its refit to the standards of the 2260's state of the art and the first of the new {{class|Saladin}} destroyers. He served as skipper of the Saladin for a total of seven years until the year 2268, when he was given command of the USS ''Hood''. He retired three years later.
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Russell served under [[Captain]] {{ma|Richard Robau}} on the {{uss|Kelvin|NCC-0514}} as a [[cadet]] in the earliest days of his career. He served aboard ''Kelvin'' for 3 years before a tour of duty onboard the brand new {{uss|Constitution|NCC-1700}}, first of the {{class|Constitution}} vessels commissioned.
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Russell was later promoted to [[Commander]], and given command of the {{uss|Saladin|NCC-0500}}, prior to its refit to the new {{class|Saladin}} destroyers in the [[2260s]]. He served as skipper of the ''Saladin'' for a total of seven years until the year [[2268]], when he was given command of the USS ''Hood''. He retired three years later.

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John Russell was the commanding officer of the USS Saladin and USS Hood.

Russell served under Captain Richard Robau on the USS Kelvin as a cadet in the earliest days of his career. He served aboard Kelvin for 3 years before a tour of duty onboard the brand new USS Constitution, first of the Constitution-class vessels commissioned.

Russell was later promoted to Commander, and given command of the USS Saladin, prior to its refit to the new Saladin-class destroyers in the 2260s. He served as skipper of the Saladin for a total of seven years until the year 2268, when he was given command of the USS Hood. He retired three years later.