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General Overview

Vanguard was the name given to Starfleet Starbase 47[1]. It was a Watchtower-class station constructed between 2263 and 2265 in the Taurus Reach, a region beyond Federation space, between the Klingon Empire and the Tholian Assembly. (VAN novel: Harbinger)

In 2267, a Klingon fleet under Captain Kutal was immobilized by the Organians as it prepared to assault the station. Later that year, Vanguard suffered damage when attacked by the Shedai Wanderer. (VAN novel: Precipice)

In 2270, the USS Enterprise was meant to be one of several Federation starships assigned to protect Starbase 47, following the rising tensions with the Klingons following the alleged attack by the Enterprise on the Klingon outpost on Tarnak II. (TOS comic: "The Chosen")

By 2343 the designation of "Starbase 47" had been transferred to another facility near Cardassian space. (TLE novel: The Art of the Impossible)

Assigned Starfleet Vessels


Unless otherwise noted, personnel listing is as of 2265



Federation Diplomats

Klingon Diplomats

Tholian Diplomats

  • Ambassador Sesrene
  • attachés Pozrene and Tashrene



Gariman sector: neighboring sector along the Klingon border to Deep Space Station K-7.

Nearby Worlds

Federation starbases
Starbases 1234567891011121314151617181920212223242525-Alpha262728293031323334363739-Sierra404142434445 • 46 • 4747-Vanguard4950515253555658 • 61 • 62636465676869727374 • 75 • 77 • 80 • 81828384 • 85 • 8687 • 88 • 909293969799102103 • 104 • 105106 • 108 • 112 • 113 • 117118121122123129133134137152157162172173174176178179 • 180 • 182185189193200201209210211212214218219220223227231234235237247252257260 • 261 • 262 • 263268277295301303310311312313314315324328336343344347357371375383401410411412414416419420422434440452473495499514515521523528585612621623693718804823EarhartIcarusIndiaIridaniLeonovMI-17MidwayMontgomeryNeil Armstrong Emblem of the United Federation of Planets

Seal of the Federation Starfleet.
Deep Space Stations 12345678910K-5K-7K-8K-12KR-3M-20M-33

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Starbase 47 (known as Vanguard) was a United Federation of Planets facility active during the 23rd century. (Star Trek: Vanguard novel: Harbinger)
A different Starbase 47 would be in service during the 24th century. (TNG: "Aquiel")

After USS Constellation discovered the metagenome in the Taurus Reach in 2263, the Federation fast-tracked the construction of a base in the region.

United Federation of Planets starbases
Emblem of the United Federation of Planets
Seal of the Federation Starfleet
Starbases: 12456791011121415161718202122232425262729313233363739-Sierra41424344454747-Vanguard4852535558636773747882838486878897103105112118125129134137140152173185188193200201211212214217222227234237247257310311312315332371375376381391397414505512514515544549592600621718742804AlbynExpanse 3Expanse 4Expanse 7Expanse 12Guyra IVMarinerPitcairnRockfordSierra 18Unity 1Unity 2001

Deep space stations: 123456799-II101217B-5K-7K-12


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  • Ward, Dayton and Dilmore, Kevin. Summon the Thunder. New York: Pocket Books, 2006.
  • Mack, David. Reap the Whirlwind. New York: Pocket Books, 2007.

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