Commander Riker was offered command of the USS Aries in 2365.
Named for the constellation of the same name, as well as the moon landing shuttle from2001: A Space Odyssey.
"The Icarus Factor" - TNG, "Identity Crisis" - TNG
Last vessel of this class to be constructed in 2337.
The Next Generation Technical Manual
Served in Captain Picard's tachyon armada during the Klingon Civil War in 2368.
Named for the American aircraft carrier that fought at the Battle of Midway in World War II.
"Redemption, Part II" - TNG
Lost some time prior to 2371 and was believed to be destroyed by the Dominion.
Named for the several naval vessels that served the United States in the 20th century.
"In Purgatory's Shadow" - DS9