Sovereign Class Starship

20 Years Commissioned Starship in STARFLEET

A History of a Star Trek Fan Club
The real-life history

The Starship BLACK HAWK started out as the 'Shuttlecraft' Shiloh on February 28, 1995 in a small apartment in Henderson, Tennessee, then evolved into the USS Shiloh on March 23, 1996, then the club moved to Rockford, Illinois in August, 1997 and became the USS Black Hawk on December 16, 1999.  To access our illustrious, real-life history choose a topic:

The Shuttlecraft Shiloh
USS Shiloh, NCC-74683
USS Black Hawk, NCC-74683
USS Black Hawk, NCC-75004 (1999-2005)
USS Black Hawk, NCC-75004 (2006-2010)
USS Black Hawk, NCC-75004 (2011-2012)
USS Black Hawk  NCC-75004-A (2012-Present)

Where did the Mottoes of the USS Black Hawk and the 263rd MSG come from and what are their meanings? - Go to:


You want to see ships previously named either 'Shiloh' and 'Black Hawk' whether real or part of our storylines???  Go to:


The USS Black Hawk is affiliated as a chapter of STARFLEET and the Cha'ouw Empire.  The USS Black Hawk has also been affiliated with other organizations and associations in the past.   Here is a link to a complete list affiliations:


The USS Black Hawk has launched four STARFLEET Chapters in our illustrious history.  They are:

USS DragonStrike, NCC-74305, Oswego, Kansas
USS Aurora, NCC-72707, Seattle, Washington
USS Reuben James, NCC-75002, Urbana, Illinois
USS Blackstone, NX-23103, North Little Rock, Arkansas

History of STARFLEET, supplied by the Office of the STARFLEET Historian

The USS Black Hawk had established a SisterShip program to provide links to individual chapters, whether affiliated to STARFLEET, The Cha'ouw Empire or other organizations.  These links provided maybe inactive and if so the chapters listed as an acknowledgement of friendship with the Officers and Crew of the USS Black Hawk: