The USS Hope (NCC-57371) was a New Orleans-class starship in service during the mid- to late-24th century.
Kari Eriksson served as operations manager aboard the Hope before her transfer to the USS Prospect in 2367. (Star Trek: The Prospect Chronicles: "The Burnt Child")
She returned to serve as the ship's first officer after the Jem'Hadar severely damaged the USS Prospect-A in 2372. (Star Trek: The Prospect Chronicles: "Directive")
In the Pendragon timeline, the USS Hope (NCC-57371) was under the command of Kari Eriksson.
After attending the commissioning ceremonies at the new Deep Space 9, the ship participated in the fleet investigating Daniel Radke's claims the M'Tar were influencing the Myhr'an in 2379.
The ship was a part of the fleet facing the Myhr'an in an attempt to save Federation planet Rhaandaran from certain destruction. (Star Trek: Pendragon: Other Knights: "Gravity")