The USS Lysander (NCC-540) was an Saladin-class frigate that was service with the Federation Starfleet during the 23rd century. (Ship Recognition Manual, Volume 4: Starships of the Original Series Era)
In 2269, Lysander's commanding officer was Mohammed Tafari. One of her communications officers had the surname Tabakow. That year, the ship was undergoing a benchmark survey near the Gamma 7A system. (TOS novel: Planet of Judgment)In 2285, the Lysander discovered a rich source of dilithium in the Poranis system. It was engaged by a B'rel-class light warship to prevent the Lysander from reporting its find back to Starfleet Command. (Ship Recognition Manual, Volume 4: Starships of the Original Series Era)
|USS Alaric - USS Alexander - USS Darius - USS Hannibal - USS Jenghiz - USS Kelvin - USS Liberty - USS Lysander - USS Rahman - USS Saladin - USS Shaitan - USS Tamerlane - USS Xerxes|
|Siva subclass: USS Ares - USS Iblis - USS Jugurtha - USS Mars - USS Moloch - USS Siva|
|Cochise subclass: USS Achilles - USS Ajax - USS Alvarado - USS Boston - USS Cimon - USS Cortéz - USS El Cid - USS Geronimo - USS Hercules - USS Justice - USS Ney - USS Perseus - USS Pontiac - USS Samson|
|Kelvin subclass: USS Kelvin|
The ship was named after a Spartan general of the 5th century, B.C.E., who helped bring about an end to the Peloponnesian War.