clipper was a type of starship on active duty in Starfleet during the late 23rd century. (Starfleet Dynamics)The Clarke-class diplomatic
In appearance, Clarke-class ships looked like two primary hulls from Garneau-class vessels slightly separated by the warp pylons.
- Ships of this class and Kennedy-class diplomatic cruisers may exist in different continuities, as they perform much of the same functions, both in peacetime and war. However, they are based on different spaceframes — the Kennedy class on Suryas and the Clarkes on Garneau-class ships.
The name of only one vessel of this class has been revealed: USS Clarke (NCC-100).