Task Force 76
was a Starfleet task force
extant in the 24th century
. It was part of the Starfleet Seventh Fleet
Task Force 76 was assigned to patrol near Starbase 10 and the Romulan Neutral Zone in mid-2310. The task force flagship was the Fredrikstad-class supercarrier USS Malverne under Admiral Rowley.
In October 2310, Task Forces 76A and 76B were split off from the main body of Task Force 76. (Star Trek: Malverne/Star Trek: Shadowstar Station: At Gamma Hydrae)
In 2377-78, Rear Admiral William Owens was Task Force 76's commanding officer aboard the flagship USS Excalibur (an Ambassador-class heavy cruiser commanded by Captain Steve Buchman). Task Force 76, deployed to the Romulan Neutral Zone, was then homeported at Deep Space 4. (Ships of the Star Fleet, Vol. 4: Star Fleet Operating Forces. )