Star Trek Expanded Universe

USS Arcturus (NCC-1337) was a Baton Rouge-class cruiser on active duty in Starfleet during the early- to mid-23rd century. (Star Trek: Shadowstar Station, Star Trek: Avenger)


In 2242, she was commanded by Ismail Supriyanto as the lead ship of Confrontation Group Aleph at the Battle of Donatu V. ("The USS Arcturus in History", Star Trek: Avenger: "Belonging", Star Trek: Shadowstar Station: Timeline)

The first posting of Elena Mendenhall Justice after Starfleet Academy and Starfleet Marine training was as a second lieutenant assigned to the 136th Marine Strike Group embarked aboard Arcturus. Justice would serve aboard Arcturus for ten years, from 2236 to 2246. (Tales of the Seventh Fleet: "Doing Justice to the Name, Part One")


The ship was named after Arcturus (also known as Alpha Böotis), a spectral class K1.5 III red giant star about 36.7 light-years from Earth, as well as other ocean- and space-going ships named Arcturus.