science vessels were a type of starship on active duty in Starfleet during the late 23rd century. (Starfleet Dynamics)The Garneau-class
The Garneau class is frequently confused for the larger Oberth-class starships that were its successors. Garneaus carried a crew of 78. Up to 70 percent of the internal space was devoted to science laboratory facilities.
|USS Garneau - USS Grissom|