Star Trek Expanded Universe

The USS José Mendez (NCC-18910) was an Excelsior-class Starfleet starship in service with the Starfleet Third Fleet during the 24th century, under the command of Captain Nicholas Nelson. (Star Trek: Pioneer)

The ship was named after 23rd century Starfleet officer, Commodore José I. Mendez. (TOS: "The Menagerie, Part I")

In 2381, the José Mendez was the Federation starship sent to Andres Rae to assist Captain Benjamin Kelsoe, Commander Connor Burt, and Commander Braxis when they came under attack by So'ja operatives. ("Almost Paradise")

In 2382, the José Mendez participated in the Battle of Minark. ("Torment and Woe")