Star Trek Expanded Universe
This article is about the Federation facility. For the Lyran facility, see Starbase 47 (Lyran).

Starbase 47 was an orbital Federation starbase in operation by 2343 near a zone of Cardassian expansion, with responsibilities for starship design and construction. (Star Trek: The Lost Era novel: The Art of the Impossible, TNG: "Parallels")

Obsidian Fleet continuity[]

Starbase 47 was an Ithaca-class starbase that served as the command base for Task Force 47 in the 2380s. 47's commanding officer was Captain Grace Kelly, while her executive officer was Lieutenant Commander Robert T. Hogan.


This facility should not be confused with Vanguard, which previously held the designation "Starbase 47".

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