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The USS Melbourne (Nebula class) was a Nebula-class Federation starship in service during the mid-24th century.

Starfleet offered William Riker command of the Melbourne in 2366. Even though Jean-Luc Picard described the Melbourne as "a fine ship", Riker declined the promotion to remain aboard the USS Enterprise-D. (TNG: "The Best of Both Worlds")

This ship, along with the Excelsior-class USS Melbourne, joined the Federation task force taking a stand against the Borg cube at the Battle of Wolf 359. Both Melbourne ships, along with 37 other ships, were destroyed. (TNG: "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II"; DS9: "Emissary")

Commander Shelby recognized the Melbourne's wreckage when the Enterprise-D arrived a few hours after the battle. (TNG: "The Best of Both Worlds, Part II")

In a holo-simulation of the Enterprise-D's ready room, the dedication model of the Melbourne could be seen. (TNG: "Future Imperfect")

The Excelsior-class Melbourne was kept in service as the former ship's decommissionning was delayed until after the Battle of Wolf 359, at which point both Melbournes were destroyed. (Star Trek: False Vacuum: "Pothole Omnium")

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It was never established on-screen why Starfleet sent in both the Excelsior-class and Nebula-class Melbournes to the Battle of Wolf 359 or why both ships seemed to be in service at the same time.

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