A Ship-of-the-Line represents the pinnacle of Starfleet technology. The name sake referring to ancient line of battle ships from the Age of Sail. Ships-of-the-Line are among the largest Federation starships, designed to function in a variety of different roles. They are often used as flagships, and are well suited for both combat and exploration. The are often among the most luxurious of starships, and play host to various diplomatic functions. While cruisers are usually better in battle and explorers are more proficient in scientific endeavors, Ships-of-the-Line are unmatched in their versatility.
|Ambassador-class • Excelsior-Refit-class • Galaxy-class • Sovereign-class • Vesta-class|